Cops Police motorcycles witnesses emergency fatal witnesses police pursuit unlicensed 280km

Perth rider killed after police pursuit

A 24-year-old Perth rider has died after a woman who had been involved in a police pursuit crashed into him early Thursday morning on the wrong side of the road. Jordan Thorsager was riding his Kawasaki on the Leach highway just after midnight when he was hit head-on by the driver. Police say they were …

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VicPol gets number plate recognition

VicPol gets number plate recognition

Victoria Police have enlisted their first patrol car with automatic number plate recognition technology, lagging behind other states. The technology, developed by Motorola Solutions Australia, is helpful for riders as it will reduce the need for police to pull riders over for licence checks or for dangerous high-speed pursuits. It will also help police catch …

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Cops Police motorcycles witnesses emergency fatal witnesses police pursuit unlicensed 280km

High-speed police pursuits questioned

Police pursuits are again being questioned after an American police officer was sacked last week for shooting a motorcycle rider in 2016 following a high-speed chase. Officer Brian Trainer shot Terrence Sterling, 31, twice but did not turn on his body camera until after the shooting.  The recent D.C. police trial board heard a lot …

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Police pursuit

Are high-speed police pursuits justified?

You have to wonder about the validity, danger, expense and ramifications of high-speed police pursuits such as this motorcycle chase in Los Angeles, California. Yes, the guy who is riding is an idiot, especially when he continues to perform stunts right in front of the cops while they are pursuing him. He also endangers himself and other road …

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