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The suspect, who had killed his mother, stole a police cruiser and carjacked bystanders at gunpoint
A suspect crashes into a motorcyclist during a pursuit, then exits his vehicle and attempts to attack the motorcyclist with a knife. Here are eight considerations from this incident
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The suspect escaped from Atlanta and flew to Miami; the same officers who initially pulled him over boarded the plane and arrested him when his return flight landed
The driver was taken into custody after stealing the truck at a gas station and driving the rig with no front tires
The two brothers carjacked a vehicle from a woman at gunpoint; a pursuit was authorized and the King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was brought in to assist
The King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter monitored two suspects who went on a carjacking spree, giving the Kent Police Department probable cause to initiate a pursuit
The suspect’s truck crossed to the wrong side of the road and hit the cruiser head-on, causing the truck to land on top of the cruiser
An officer landed on the hood of the car when the suspect struck him as she attempted to flee; the officer shot the woman while he was still on the hood of the car
Dash camera video from the Tontitown Police Department shows a cruiser rolling over multiple times after hitting the moving van
“When Corporal Tripp asked him why he fled, [the suspect] stated he thought he could get away with it and that it would be fun,” the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said