To chase or not to chase, law enforcement officers make quick decisions
Choosing to chase a suspect is one of those tough decisions for police. There are lots of factors to consider: where you are, time of day, and threat to others. Every department has its own rules to follow. WIS-TV went through the 1.8-mile Response Operations Course at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. While all department policies are different, it gives officers the basics.
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