In 2004, a Grandview police officer engaged in a pursuit hit this car in Leawood at 81 mph, severely injuring a 16-year-old in the passenger-side seat. Johnson County prosecutors charged the two officers involved in the chase with misdemeanor reckless driving, prompting area police chiefs to discuss having a common police pursuit policy. However, the discussions did not last, and area policies remain many and varied.
In 2004, a Grandview police officer engaged in a pursuit hit this car in Leawood at 81 mph, severely injuring a 16-year-old in the passenger-side seat. Johnson County prosecutors charged the two officers involved in the chase with misdemeanor reckless driving, prompting area police chiefs to discuss having a common police pursuit policy. However, the discussions did not last, and area policies remain many and varied. Courtesy of Leawood Police Department
In 2004, a Grandview police officer engaged in a pursuit hit this car in Leawood at 81 mph, severely injuring a 16-year-old in the passenger-side seat. Johnson County prosecutors charged the two officers involved in the chase with misdemeanor reckless driving, prompting area police chiefs to discuss having a common police pursuit policy. However, the discussions did not last, and area policies remain many and varied. Courtesy of Leawood Police Department

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July 02, 2015 3:00 AM

KC area police pursuits create danger for many amid a crazy quilt of policies

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