Police ‘Will Not Be Disciplined For Deciding Not To Engage In Or Continue A Foot Pursuit’: Chicago Police Issue New Pursuit Policies

Police ‘Will Not Be Disciplined For Deciding Not To Engage In Or Continue A Foot Pursuit’: Chicago Police Issue New Pursuit Policies


On Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) issued a directive for police pursuing people on foot. Fox News noted of the policy, “Officers must be in ‘continual communication’ with the subject, and ‘position themselves in such a way to reduce the opportunity for a foot chase.’ The officers must also ‘ask themselves of the need to apprehend the subject is worth the risk to responding officers, the public, or the subject.’”

The impetus for the new policy, the website for the city of Chicago explained, was as follows:

In 2017, the United States Department of Justice concluded a yearlong civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department. The investigation revealed the need for significant reforms to address deficiencies within the nation’s second-largest police department, including eliminating discriminatory policing. This led a federal judge to authorize a consent decree, which was approved on January 31, 2019. Among the many requirements, the consent decree mandated the Department gather information about foot pursuits for the Independent

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