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Considerations and tactics for foot pursuit


Whether to start, continue or terminate a foot pursuit can be a major decision. A lot of factors come into play, obviously. Are you alone? What is the offense? Is the person supposed to be armed? Is the weapon a firearm? Am I physically willing and able to get into a fight with this person if he or she decides to fight instead of running? What direction am I going? Where should assisting units go?

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