Washington, D.C., Strictly Limits Police Chases

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15582-2003Aug2.html Washington, D.C.'s rules on chases by police officers say they can go after only suspects who pose an immediate danger of injuring or killing someone. They may not chase a suspect for a crime committed several days before, even if that crime was serious, the Washington Post reports. This makes D.C. one of the nation's strictest police departments in limiting chases. The rules were put into place a decade ago after a . . .

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