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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker releases statement on fleeing police

For Immediate Release

Dec. 22, 2016

A statement from Jackson  County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker:

We’ve seen in recent days too many dangerous situations caused by people fleeing police. Let me be clear, fleeing from police will endanger innocent members of the community, law enforcement and the persons in the vehicle fleeing police.

You will not get away. Pull over, act responsibly. Do not endanger more lives attempting to avoid police.

If you flee, you will face additional charges, higher bond requests. Potential charges could include felony murder, if someone dies as a result of your conduct.


For more information, contact:


Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com


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