The Suspect Pursuit topic provides tips, expert columns, and news related to police chases and high-speed pursuits. High-speed pursuits are a challenging and dangerous task that not only endanger police but also put the suspect and the public in harms way. This topic is aimed at arming officers with the information and technology they need to safely and successful complete suspect pursuits.
Bystanders account for one-third of those who are killed in police chases, a USA Today review has found. The deaths have communities around the nation wrestling with whether to restrict pursuits only to suspects in violent crimes. Worth the risk?