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0630.05 Vehicle Interventions and Pursuits

Police Directive Pending Enactment
Effective Date
Description of Change

The Bureau made significant changes to the directive. Establishing a new basis for pursuit authorization standard for planned operations, codifying exceptional circumstances pursuits, and simplifying the standard for vehicle interventions to be in line with the "totality of the circumstances" standard in Directive 1010.00 Use of Force. Other changes were made to definitions, in order to create clearer standards. 

Code, Charter, Policy Effected