Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)

Strengthening the evidence base for effective pursuit management and decision making for police officers and staff managing public safety and policing the roads

Amount awarded


Due to complete

Q1 19/20

Making roads safer for…

All road users

Police motorcycle rushing down a London street

Project summary

The aims of this project are to understand the nature of vehicle pursuits within London and identify appropriate responses in respect of skills, training, pursuit management and resilience. This will be achieved through a comprehensive review of existing research and studies involving pursuits and risk management and assessment of training guidance in respect of risk. Qualitative interviews with those involved in pursuits, policymakers and investigators. Develop training for risk assessment strategies and contingency plans.