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In 2003, NHTSA reports five known* fatalities by pursuit crashes in Arkansas; two were innocent victims.

Arkansas State Police

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Arkansas Police Chase

National Association of Police Organizations

National Sheriffs' Association

Drive & Stay Alive: Police Pursuits

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Reported Deaths
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Reports on fatalities due to violent pursuit crashes, click here.

2003 NHTSA report by state, click here.
2002 NHTSA report by state, click here.
1992 through 2001 NHTSA reports by state, click here.

Arkansas Laws Governing
Police Vehicular Pursuit
Arkansas "on Immunity"
Research in progress

Officer Accountability
Research in progress

Officer Training
Research in progress

Arkansas Penalties
for Fleeing

These penalties are for fleeing only.
Research in progress

Arkansas' Penalties for Fleeing Juveniles
Research in progress

Pending Arkansas Legislation
on Police Pursuits

Media reports on Arkansas pursuits

Media reports
USA Today: Police pressured to call off chase
January 5, 2003

Innocent Victims of Arkansas Pursuits
Trooper Mark W. Carthron, 31, West Memphis, Arkansas September 15, 2005

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Arkansas Case Laws
on Police Pursuits


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