Special Report

States With the Deadliest Police Chases

Dover, New Hampshire
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20. New Hampshire
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 2.8
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 36 (tied-12th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 199.3 (4th lowest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 7 (tied-6th lowest)

Driving in the rain north carolina
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19. North Carolina
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 2.8
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 240 (10th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 347.0 (25th lowest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 93 (8th highest)

Aerial view of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana
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18. Louisiana
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 2.9
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 132 (17th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 539.7 (5th highest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 51 (17th highest)

Wind farm, Kansas
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17. Kansas
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 3.0
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 83 (24th lowest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 389.9 (19th highest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 42 (21st highest)

Michigan winter driving
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16. Michigan
> Pursuit-related deaths per 100K: 3.0
> Pursuit-related deaths (1996-2015): 300 (5th highest)
> Violent crimes per 100K (2015): 415.5 (15th highest)
> Bystander deaths (1996-2015): 114 (4th highest)