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East Palo Alto officer crashes during chase

Original post made on Nov 6, 2012

A police officer pursuing a car through East Palo Alto crashed with another vehicle during the chase, forcing his bike to the ground on Monday evening, Nov. 5, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 1:58 PM

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Posted by MR. FETTI
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:23 pm

It wasn't a car. It was a kid on a Moped.


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Posted by Ducatigirl
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 7, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Any motorcycle officer knows that a motorcycle can not out-maneuver a car (if it was a car). They should know that they are endangering the public as well as the person they are chasing when they insist on these high speed chases. This time it was the police officer.

Why aren't these chases illegal?


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Posted by Lewis
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm

He got what he deserved for putting the public in danger. I agree and think these types of high speed chases should be illegal especially knowing they wont be able to keep up. Also knowing there is traffic around these hours.


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