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Old 06-22-2018, 04:23 AM   #1
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If you see a police officer chasing a suspect, and you tackle that suspect, will you be charged with interfering in a police investigation, or something of the like?
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Old 06-22-2018, 07:43 AM   #2
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It is legal to tackle a suspect who is chased by police, but you should not apply force exceeding the situation demands.
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Old 06-22-2018, 10:56 AM   #3
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If you see a police officer chasing a suspect, and you tackle that suspect, will you be charged with interfering in a police investigation, or something of the like?
Probably not.

But you could be killed if the suspect has a weapon and you can be sued if the suspect gets injured.

My advice: If you see the police chasing a suspect, don't help.
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If you see a police officer chasing a suspect, and you tackle that suspect, will you be charged with interfering in a police investigation, or something of the like?

You are not a cop. You should not be trying to stop somebody yourself.
Being a good witness is help enough.
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Most cops will be appreciative, I think. The hazard is that you might injure the suspect or yourself, and either be open to a civil action or be responsible for the costs of your injury.
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...tackle the suspect, good Lord, I hope you have training for that...
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that's crazy, do you wanna be killed?
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I hope you are a very big, strong and trained person, otherwise you could end up dead in that situation.
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