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Foot Pursuit

Retired Lt. Dan Marcou was sitting at a picnic table eating a chili dog with his grandkids when a lone officer started pursuing a suspect on foot; the officer radioed for assistance, but Marcou ran to help
‘I got lucky that day that he decided to toss the gun instead of lying in wait with the gun drawn on me as I stepped through the gate.’
If you can’t catch the suspect with a quick dash that lasts no more than about 20 seconds, ease off and pace yourself
The incident occurred after the deputy attempted to climb onto the vehicle and stop the suspect from driving away
“Come out here now. You’re going to die in there dude, come on,” one officer can be heard saying on the body camera footage
After multiple attempts to subdue the man with a TASER, the officer shot him when he drew a gun from his pant leg; the suspect had been driving a car implicated in a recent robbery
Officer Brett Boller survived the shooting and the suspect was arrested and charged with attempted murder
Louisville Metro PD Assistant Chief Paul Humphrey defended the officer’s split-second decision
Police on foot, in cruisers and riding on the back of a civilian’s pickup truck were able to apprehend the man
“The reality is that all force, all violence is ugly. But just because force is ugly does not mean it is unlawful or contrary to (agency) policy,” Sheriff T.K. Waters said
The suspect allegedly stole a utility vehicle, led police on a slow-speed pursuit and eventually ran across nine lanes of traffic on a busy freeway
When the suspect attacked the officer, the officer’s firearm had been dislodged from its holster, leading to a struggle between the officer and the suspect over the handgun
“From our estimation, had [the suspect’s] bullet struck just a few inches away, it could easily have gravely wounded, or even killed, the officer,” police said
The pursuit, which lasted for 10 miles, reached speeds of about 19 miles per hour; the man attempted to flee on foot while carrying the dog but was apprehended in a parking lot
“There’s hornets everywhere,” an officer can be heard saying on the video with the wasps visibly crawling on his uniform and skin
During the last time the vehicle showed up near the officers’ location, the driver attempted to flee by driving in reverse, hitting another cruiser with his vehicle
The suspect stopped the big rig on a dirt shoulder, put it into reverse and rammed into one of the patrol vehicles, disabling it
A woman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting tried to flee from Cleveland police as she ran through multiple aisles at Walmart
As the suspect got into a vehicle that was waiting for him, the upper half of his body stuck out as the officer held on
The officer was grazed by the shot but continued to hold down the suspect
“We love our citizens and greatly appreciate all the support that we get from you, this was definitely a case of 110% support,” Tulsa Police said
Officer Coble was hit in the ribs after an exchange of gunfire with the suspect
“He may be 13 years chronologically, but he’s a hardened criminal willing to shoot it out with cops,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said
“I did as much as I could to prevent the cheese from sliding,” said delivery man Tyler Morrell after helping officers catch a suspect
The shooting occurred after officers responded to a report of a person with a gun at a convenience store
Suspect jumps out of the truck with skateboard in hand and begins leading officers on a short pursuit
A bystander saw the officer being struck repeatedly and “jumped in without hesitation” to help detain the man
Officer Julian Becerra, who was married with two young children, had been hospitalized in critical condition since the Feb. 2 fall
Chief: “One of our finest, who put on that uniform, put on that badge, went into work last night, has paid the ultimate sacrifice for protecting our community”