Monday, June 28, 2010

Whittier Daily News

From the Whittier Daily News in Whittier California:

Watchdog groups, such as pursuitwatch.org, cite studies that show the danger of chases.

"Research shows that approximately 40 percent of all pursuits result in a crash, 20 percent result in an injury and 1 percent result in a death," said Geoffrey Alpert, a professor of criminal justice at the University of South Carolina, during an interview with pursuitwatch.org.

Many cities do not allow police chases for car theft, according to pursuitwatch.org.

You can read the rest of the article HERE.

It's been a busy few weeks for pursuit deaths across America.