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“We need our legislators and elected officials to revisit this and raise the penalties for this, because it is so dangerous,” a PD official said
Recruits will go through 12 weeks of field training, which is “desperately needed because the department is getting younger and younger,” Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood said
“We believe it’s a solid investment to keep our officers and citizens safe” Support Services Director Paul Vanderplow said
“We have to show some discretion, but we should not say, ‘We should never pursue,’” Lakewood Police Chief Patrick Smith said
“You can get a suspect another day, but you can’t get a life back,” Executive Director Chuck Wexler said
As the suspect started to drive away, he backed into a cruiser, hitting an officer in the process; the suspect then drove the wrong way on a highway
“People thinking they can take off on us — those days are over,” NYPD Chief of Patrol John Chell said
Aircraft with high-definition cameras are helping Twin Cities officers catch racers without getting into dangerous pursuits