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How many other officers were involved?

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Did the pursuit result in any injuries?

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How many innocent civilians were injured?

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Environment Factors

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What information, if any, did dispatch give about any risks or history with this location?

Had the involved person been to this specific location for a previous call?

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Was the location under law enforcement surveillance?

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Was the information provided by dispatch accurate?

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Was this information critical to the involved person's safety, another officer's safety, or a victim?

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Did the involved person encounter any traffic risks in getting to the scene?

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What type of location was this?

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Subject Information

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Did the involved person encounter a subject(s)?

How many subjects were encountered?

Did the subject(s) have a weapon(s)?

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Did the subject(s) appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs?

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Did the subject(s) have a mental or cognitive condition?

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Did the subject(s)'s mental or cognitive state contribute to the incident?

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