Police Pursuits: Managing Risk and Providing Accountability with a Well-Drafted Pursuit Policy

Before we begin our discussion concerning a well- drafted Pursuit Policy, I have a confession to make; as a street officer, there were few activities I enjoyed more than a good car chase. Frankly speaking, the adrenaline rush that comes with car chases and other high-risk police activities can be addictive. As a police friend of mine once said, if we could produce and sell that adrenaline rush it would probably put most illicit drugs out of business.

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