To encourage students to develop physical coordination, endurance, safety precautions, mental recollection and radio communication skills by participation in a simulated foot pursuit. Students will demonstrate communication skills and safety precautions required by police officers as they pursue a suspect on foot. Students will be able to demonstrate safety skills, proper handling of dangerous persons, proper suspect identification and arrest. The event will reflect actions demonstrated by police officers in real world scenarios.
Competitors shall wear a uniform consistent with current standards in law enforcement patrol, including a duty belt with training handgun, handcuffs, keys, etc.
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This event must be held in an area large enough to allow for the event requirements. The area needs to contain at least two (2) corners for the competitor to clear. This event may be conducted indoors or outdoors.
This is the Official Scorecard for the event Foot Pursuit.
|Point Based||Highest Score Wins|
Competitors/Teams must meet the following minimum criteria. Failure to meet criteria will result in disqualification.
|Competitor arrested the correct suspect|
|Competitor did not loose personal weapon|
|Competitor did not loose handcuffs and had handcuffs for the event|
|Competitor responds with proper radio procedures||0||5|
|Competitor advises that he/she is in pursuit of the suspect||0||5|
|Competitor relays the proper suspect information and direction of travel||0||5|
|Competitor requests additional units for assistance||0||5|
|Competitor uses clear verbal commands for the suspect to stop||0||5|
|Competitor safely clears corner #1||0||5|
|Competitor safely clears corner #2||0||5|
|Competitor orders the suspect to a prone or kneeling position||0||5|
|Competitor’s commands to the suspect are clear||0||5|
|Competitor approached the suspect in a safe manner to handcuff||0||5|
|Competitor double locked handcuffs||0||1|
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