Opinion Articles and Editorials


Conversations with officers, legislators, innocent victims and their families, and people not impacted by a police pursuit reveal that most of us not only have an opinion, but many of us stand fast in our polarized position: We are either pro-chase or anti-chase. And, the emotion behind our position is obvious no matter what side we take. PursuitSAFETY's stand is neither. We support pursuits for known violent criminals as long as they don't occur during times of busy traffic, prime time in residential neighborhoods, and streets with poor visibility, curves and hills. Read what others have to say about the inherent dangers of police pursuits: