Police need new ‘no chase’ rules

This tragic accident in my hometown of Everett at one of the main intersections has really saddened me. I have now learned that a innocent woman has passed away from a accident involved with a speeding stolen vehicle trying to elude police. (“Mukilteo woman dies of injuries from car crash.”) One question keeps nagging on me … why chase?? Can any law enforcement personnel justify this loss by saying anything? Call me a passive liberal but why not if the speed exceeds say 20 over the speed limit you just … wait for it … let them drive away! I am sure the family that lost this mother/sister would agree. Do me a favor local law enforcement if my rig ever comes up stolen, let them go — can get a new vehicle but a mom, wife , or sister — there’s not lots full of those!

Isaac Hanks


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