After reading Emergency Driving and Pursuits: The Officer’s PerspectivePreview the document (pp. 1-7), explain the importance of establishing pursuit policies at the local or department level. In your discussion, address the following:
What must the department or agency do to limit liability in the event of injury or death resulting from a police pursuit-related collision?
What actions are necessary for establishing a pursuit training program?
Who are the stakeholders for such a program?
Should law enforcement agencies place more significant restrictions on police-related vehicle pursuits? Why or why not?
How would these restrictions impact vehicle pursuit training?