The Mashpee police comment on their decision to conduct a chase for moving violations that resulted in a crash that killed three people at a time when many departments were turning away from high-speed activities
] in the early stages of a thorough and thorough investigation of our involvement in the facts and circumstances that led to this terrible tragedy, "said Police Chief Scott Carline in a statement on Saturday's accident killing the driver she was pursuing, Mickey Rivera, 22, of Fall River and the driver of the SUV, he met head-on, Kevin Quinn, the father of a newborn daughter Rivera's passenger, Jocelyn Goyette, 24, from New Bedford, was seriously injured and is said to have died yesterday.
Mashpee Police Audio indicates a quick pursuit after the officer has reported unpredictable driving and stop-sign injuries.
Officer: "Attempt to stop a vehicle .I am on Route 28 and enter the roundabout .Mass Passenger Charlie via India 5640. Two Residents .Drive towards Barnstable 28."
Headquarters: "Reason for stopping … (short silence) … Reason for stopping, (officer's name). "
Officer:" Sorry, sir, unpredictable operation, speeding, marked lanes, multiple stop sign violations at this time. … My speed is 65. He is now driving past Route 28. "
Headquarters:" You can continue. "
Officer:" Vehicle is now in Barnstable. … Vehicle has left the lane and crashed … send rescue … we need several rescue units. "
The crash on Saturday clearly shows the risks of persecution," said Dennis Kenney, a Florida-based former cop who worked for John Jay College Criminal justice in N New York teaches. "When a persecution starts, only a few things can happen, and most of them are bad, departments have wondered if it's worth a traffic violation, and usually the answer is no."
The Boston Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police advise against persecution. The BPD Guidelines take action unless the fleeing suspect is armed or otherwise presents a continuing immediate danger of serious injury or death.
Local Cases Leading to Death:
• In May 2007, Javier Morales 29 While fleeing from the police, he killed cab driver Paul Farris and injured driver Walid Chahine and passenger Katelyn Hoyt.
• In October 2006, during a high-speed hunt, Daniel Rodriguez, 1