Tag: police chase

KVII Screenshot from Israel Leija Police Chase

Sotomayor Chastises SCOTUS for ‘Shoot First, Think Later’ Ruling in Texas Police Case

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a per curium decision today reversing a 2014 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit opinion holding that a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper was not entitled to be granted qualified immunity. The officer had used deadly force to stop a driver in a high-speed car chase. Justice Sotomayor chastised the court for allowing a “shoot first, think later approach to policing.”

Illegal Immigrant Car Crash

Illegal Immigrant Car Crash Kills 6 in Central Texas

At least six illegal immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala have been killed, multiple others injured, and two arrested following a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in the rural town of Edna just northwest of Victoria, Texas.

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Dog Stops Highway Chase 

On Tuesday, a suspected auto thief in San Diego was taken down by a police dog, avoiding any lethal confrontation between the suspect and police.