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The Police Fugitive topic page provides the latest tips, techniques, and tactics to bring fleeing suspects back into law enforcement control as soon as possible, whether they are running from cops on foot or by car. Whether the fugitive has escaped incarceration at a jail, a prison, or from the back of a squad car, the ensuing manhunt requires careful coordination.

Blue Alerts may be used by local and state authorities to provide early warnings of violent threats against police
A manhunt is underway for the suspect, who is believed to be armed and has a lengthy criminal history
I borrowed the ‘Watch Out’ concept from the wildland fire-fighting community and have adapted it to woodland manhunts and find them to be an excellent tool
The two wanted men were captured following a brief pursuit; Idaho State Police said they are now investigating whether the pair had killed two people while on the run
An accomplice is suspected of shooting two COs in an ambulance bay to help the inmate escape; a third CO was wounded by a responding officer who mistook the CO for the shooter
Less than a half-hour after escaping custody, the suspect flagged down a passer-by to call the police so he could turn himself in
David Durham is sought in the shooting of Officer Steven Dodds; Durham slipped an extensive manhunt 12 years ago and has been missing since
One deputy was injured when the suspect put his car in reverse at a traffic stop and “intentionally” rammed a detective’s patrol car
Officers sent a robot into a crawlspace and found signs the suspect was burrowed deep underneath a house
Deputies discovered the man was wanted in North Carolina for making threats against a sheriff’s office in 2021
27-year-old Jersey City woman recently applied for the security job with the Hudson County department, thus giving up her location
Krystal Mitchell was discovered beaten to death inside an apartment in San Diego in 2016
“These arrests might not bring back what was taken but they offer a sense of closure,” Police Chief Michel Moore said
Missouri police say she manipulated the handcuffs in a way that allowed her hands to be at the front of her body
The men would be in their 90s if they’re still alive
Deputy Glenn Hilliard, 41, was shot during a foot pursuit with the suspect
Authorities now believe one of the suspects is in custody in Mexico. The other is still on the run
A manhunt for the suspected shooter continued Monday
The incident unfolded Thursday evening at a Delaware hotel, authorities said
The man lied when U.S. marshals arrived looking for his friend, the suspect in a Massachusetts shooting, officials said
A man wanted for shooting a state trooper in Massachusetts last month was killed early Friday
The man was apprehended two days later when authorities surrounded him after another shooting
Deputy Darrell Hackney was wearing a vest and is expected to recover, investigators said
The fugitive was arrested by the FBI in New Mexico where he was living under an alias
The suspect jumped into the water to swim away, leaving behind a jet ski he’d stolen
Darrick Bell, 50, is the accused leader of a sophisticated human trafficking and narcotics distribution operation in Detroit
Officials say that the officer survived the shooting and has since retired
NYPD are praising Fla. LE following the arrest of a fugitive accused of killing an off-duty officer 20 years ago
“You gonna have to kill me today, b---h!” the man told cops