Fast Poll

November 2002
AutoWeek;11/18/2002, Vol. 52 Issue 47, p12
Trade Publication
Presents the opinion of several people about the dangers associated with chasing of criminals by the police in cars. Possibility of accidents during such pursuits; Capability of the police in efficiently handling such chases.


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