The End of Car Chases?

Los Angeles is notorious for its epic police chases, but it appears that the LAPD is going to be taking a new approach to car pursuits.  A recent issue of Popular Science illustrates how the police will shoot a GPS homing device that sticks to the back of fleeing vehicles. Instead of a frantic pursuit, an officer eases off the chase and lets police headquarters track the suspect by computer. Police can then move in for a calmer arrest.

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