Innocent Victims Remembered
PursuitSAFETY's chairman, Jon Farris, speaks out on CBS News San Diego.
See the faces of the innocent, click here.
They are our children, brothers and sisters, our spouses and parents.
They are our families and friends.
2014 PursuitSAFETY Safer Way Award®
Nomination Form (pdf)
... for law enforcement agencies of all sizes in the United States and Canada ...
North Carolina Tragedy Featured in this NBC-WCNC interview:
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Texas TragedyListen to radio interviews by PursuitSAFETY media representatives Esther Seoanes
and Jessica Herrera Rodriguez
regarding a Texas pursuit that Killed Family of Six.
Actor Glenn Morshower cares and shares a personal message
Glenn says, “It has everything to do with risk versus reward. In many cases, where the suspect poses no immediate danger to the public, it's the chase itself that causes the threat. This is a pro-law enforcement campaign. I am a huge supporter of what it is police do. Policy and procedure are there for a reason and need to be followed." More ...
Not one of the deaths on this website resulted from a chase or a police response call to catch a murderer, rapist or pedophile.
• Crashes as a result of police chases and police response calls kill more than one person a day. One-third of the people killed are innocent bystanders.
• On average, these crashes kill one officer every six weeks.
• According to a 2004 Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center analysis of nine years of national statistics [submitted on a voluntary basis], "One third of these pursuit fatalities occur to innocent bystanders.”
After the Chase...
Most people believe drivers who flee and are caught, go to jail. Not so. In 2008, Indiana State Police superintendent Paul Whitesell stated: If we catch and arrest, the most common sentence is probation, followed by parole or they are released because there is "no room in the inn,” i.e., prison. PursuitSAFETY's stance on legislation for penalties.