Trending Topics: Why a cuffed suspect can still be a threat


By Police1 Staff

In our latest installment of ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five instances caught on camera that should remind officers to always stay vigilant around a suspect – even when they are cuffed. From a stolen cruiser to an escape attempt turned deadly shooting, take a look at these in-custody incidents and add your thoughts below. 

Pa. woman steals cruiser while cuffed, leads pursuit

Woman squeezed through an opening in the partition that wasn't latched and crawled into the front seat before zooming off.

   

Utah cops remove cuffs, man grabs knife in fatal OIS

Suspect fled from officers and armed himself with a knife as police were attempting to switch a pair of handcuffs.

   

Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Man tried to use his girlfriend's earring to unlock the handcuffs before hitting a deputy and running away from the patrol car.

'Super drunk' principal slips out of cuffs in squad

Woman tried to hand the cuffs to the officer, who told her to hang on to them and not to throw them out of the window.

Handcuffed prisoner escapes from cruiser

Man managed to slip out of his handcuffs almost immediately.

   

 

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