Motor vehicle pursuit-related fatalities in Australia, 2000-11

Matthew Lyneham, Alana Hewitt-Rau

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Abstract

Across the spectrum of operational policing activities, one situation that poses a degree of risk to community safety is when an alleged offender chooses to flee in a vehicle. In the worst case, the offender, police members or other bystanders may be injured or killed. Every motor vehicle pursuit that ends in a death is a tragedy and one that impacts not only on the families and friends of the deceased, but also on the police membersinvolved in the incident.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalTrends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Volume452
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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