is it illegal for cops to chase motorcycles

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  • Should police officers give chase?

  • A police officer deciding whether to give chase must balance on one hand the need to stop a suspect and show that flight from the law is no way to freedom, and, on the other, the high-speed threat to everyone within stopping range, be they suspects, their passengers, other drivers, or bystanders, Souter said.

  • Is it illegal to run a no Chase Law in PA?

  • Seriously though, No chase laws are set by the State, county, muni, etc. you are in. In PA they don’t chase or break off after a certain speed. Really, though, if you run you not only put yourself but those around you in danger, including anyone you may have on board. I say it isn’t illegal until you get caught…If the lights flash, your caught!

  • Do they chase you after a certain speed?

  • I’m not the only one feeling this way. Seriously though, No chase laws are set by the State, county, muni, etc. you are in. In PA they don’t chase or break off after a certain speed. Really, though, if you run you not only put yourself but those around you in danger, including anyone you may have on board.

  • Can you sue a police officer for high-speed chase?

  • Police officers usually cannot be forced to pay damages under a federal civil-rights law for killing or injuring someone during a high-speed chase, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday. The court ruled that the parents of a California teen-ager struck and killed by a deputy’s car cannot sue the deputy under a federal civil rights law.