Special Report

States With the Deadliest Police Chases

Washington State Route 520
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40. Washington
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 1.6
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 102 (22nd highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 284.4 (17th lowest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 25 (tied-22nd lowest)

Hartford, Connecticut 2
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39. Connecticut
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 1.7
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 58 (19th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 218.5 (6th lowest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 23 (tied-19th lowest)

Florida
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38. Florida
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 1.7
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 311 (4th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 461.9 (11th highest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 113 (5th highest)

Massachusetts
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37. Massachusetts
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 1.8
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 114 (tied-19th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 390.9 (18th highest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 44 (20th highest)

Wisconsin Highway 110
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36. Wisconsin
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 1.8
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 100 (23rd highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 305.8 (21st lowest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 30 (tied-24th highest)

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