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    Thread: Police chase video: RWD + lack of driving skills = massive over steer and going in circles

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      05-22-2012 01:42 PM #1
      Saw this live on the local news last night. LAPD tried to stop this guy but of course he decided to run. Except his driving skills was no match for the car he was driving. Several times during the chase, he tried to power through tight turns and just end up doing donuts instead. As the chase unfolded, I could tell that this idiot had never driven a RWD car before and doesn't know the difference. He ended up crashing into several cars after spinning out of control before plowing head on into a LAPD Crown Vic (after another unsuccessful attempt at turning).

      It's a miracle no one was killed.

      I think the car he was driving was a donked Dodge Charger... not completely sure. TCL detectives please confirm


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      05-22-2012 01:50 PM #2
      yeah wtf how did he manage to drive so terribly?

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      05-22-2012 01:54 PM #3
      I like how the helicopter shot zoomed back out when the cops started pounding on the guy! Of course, he deserved it...
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      05-22-2012 01:54 PM #4
      Looks like he either had flat tires or was driving on wheels.


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      05-22-2012 01:55 PM #5
      What was the car? Looks like an E34 5 series?
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      05-22-2012 01:58 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by mariok2006 View Post
      Looks like he either had flat tires or was driving on wheels.
      This.

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      05-22-2012 01:58 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by mariok2006 View Post
      Looks like he either had flat tires or was driving on wheels.
      Agree.

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      05-22-2012 02:07 PM #11
      what is it with LA and car chases?
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      05-22-2012 02:09 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by merckx56 View Post
      I like how the helicopter shot zoomed back out when the cops started pounding on the guy! Of course, he deserved it...
      According to the reporter: They were restraining him until he could be subdued enough to put handcuffs on.

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      05-22-2012 02:09 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by WakusPakus View Post
      what is it with LA and car chases?
      They do it right?

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      05-22-2012 02:13 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      According to the reporter: They were restraining him until he could be subdued enough to put handcuffs on.
      I dunno, watching the video doesn't really look like the gave him the opportunity to submit to being cuffed. You can plainly see the one cop throw a fist into his back/kidney area. Not to say he didn't deserve it, but I hate when cops scream "stop resisting" while they pummel people. Just say what's on your mind "You sonvabitch, take that!"

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      Quote Originally Posted by Crob View Post

      The E39 didn't like the driver.
      I don't think any car would like you if you tried to drive it without tires

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      05-22-2012 02:14 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      They do it right?
      LOL

      i dunno.

      then again, i could ask the same question about over here: what is it with new haven and shooting anything that moves?
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    17. 05-22-2012 02:15 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      According to the reporter: They were restraining him until he could be subdued enough to put handcuffs on.
      You could almost hear the "snerk" when the reporter was saying that.

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      05-22-2012 02:17 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      I dunno, watching the video doesn't really look like the gave him the opportunity to submit to being cuffed. You can plainly see the one cop throw a fist into his back/kidney area. Not to say he didn't deserve it, but I hate when cops scream "stop resisting" while they pummel people. Just say what's on your mind "You sonvabitch, take that!"
      When the first officer approached him, he put his arms up, but tried to side-step him and ran past him. The second officer caught his shoulder and pulled him around. He was still flailing at that point, and therefore "resisting."

      If it were a street gang chasing him, I might call it self-defense. But when it's a dozen police officers and he's not stopping, it's definitely resisting.


      Though I've often thought it best in situations like this, for the point pursuit person to specifically NOT be the first one to apprehend, simply because that officer's adrenaline could out-weigh his logic/reason. Of course, that isn't always an option...

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      05-22-2012 02:18 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      According to the reporter: They were restraining him until he could be subdued enough to put handcuffs on.
      lol if that's what you call punching someone on the ground with 4 other people on top of him. Oh well, he deserved it.
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      05-22-2012 02:19 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      Though I've often thought it best in situations like this, for the point pursuit person to specifically NOT be the first one to apprehend, simply because that officer's adrenaline could out-weigh his logic/reason. Of course, that isn't always an option...
      I completely agree. Lots of studies agree as well. Adrenaline and testosterone are hard to rein back in once the tiger's out of the cage.

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      05-22-2012 02:19 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by merckx56 View Post
      I like how the helicopter shot zoomed back out when the cops started pounding on the guy! Of course, he deserved it...
      Maybe if the guy was driving a Prius.
      Quote Originally Posted by apizzaparty View Post
      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      05-22-2012 02:19 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      lol if that's what you call punching someone on the ground with 4 other people on top of him. Oh well, he deserved it.
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      Though the beat down at the end is usually my second favorite part of these kinds of events.

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      05-22-2012 02:22 PM #23
      Wow, has to be some of the worse driving I've ever seen.

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      05-22-2012 02:29 PM #24
      i'm shocked that it's ok for officers to punch someone thats down repeatedly and in this case needlessly.

      Oh well, glad to be white!
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      05-22-2012 02:36 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by PsyberVW View Post
      Though the beat down at the end is usually my second favorite part of these kinds of events.
      Yet you're not a fan out of a kid getting beat for also recklessly driving and actually hurting people.
      Quote Originally Posted by apizzaparty View Post
      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      05-22-2012 02:36 PM #26
      "They're punching him. ZOOM OUT! ZOOM OUT!"

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      05-22-2012 02:36 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Eightysixturbo View Post
      i'm shocked that it's ok for officers to punch someone thats down repeatedly and in this case needlessly.

      Oh well, glad to be white!
      *cough*

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    28. 05-22-2012 02:38 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      I dunno, watching the video doesn't really look like the gave him the opportunity to submit to being cuffed. You can plainly see the one cop throw a fist into his back/kidney area. Not to say he didn't deserve it, but I hate when cops scream "stop resisting" while they pummel people. Just say what's on your mind "You sonvabitch, take that!"
      Do not run from the cops if you do not want to get beat...

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      05-22-2012 02:40 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      Do not run from the cops if you do not want to get beat...
      Hey man I only run from one thing. Bears.

      You think I'm going to run from a bunch of taz happy crew-cuts? No way, I lay directly on the pavement spread eagle when I see a cop even look my way.

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      05-22-2012 02:40 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      Yet you're not a fan out of a kid getting beat for also recklessly driving and actually hurting people.
      They are at opposite ends of the spectrum.

      That kid wasn't trying to hurt people. There was no moral right to his getting beat.

      These people are committing crimes and trying to flee, purposefully putting others in harm for their own selfish reasons - speeding through residential areas, ramming vehicles, driving the wrong way, etc...

      Don't get me wrong, I don't think we should encourage abuse of the law - but it feels good to watch someone get their come uppin's.

    31. 05-22-2012 02:43 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      Hey man I only run from one thing. Bears.
      Why would you do that?
      I guess you are a city boy, so that could explain it.

    32. 05-22-2012 02:43 PM #32
      I can't say I feel bad for this dude, but what's the purpose of going straight to punches? You can't handcuff and punch the same person at the same time. I understand the whole adrenaline thing, but if dude is reaching for a gun or knife, I think securing his hands would be the smartest thing to do right

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      05-22-2012 02:44 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      Why would you do that?
      Allergies

    34. 05-22-2012 02:46 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      Allergies
      So you want the bear to attack you?
      Do you understand how bears 'work'?

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      05-22-2012 02:48 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So you want the bear to attack you?
      Do you understand how bears 'work'?
      Of course I do. After they steal the picknick baskets they head back to their friend rabbit's house. But they get stuck half way in because they've been eating too much honey. That's when the park rangers come along...

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