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View Full Version : Evading-Felony or Misdemeanor???


jerseyse410
09-26-06, 05:56 AM
I have been watching a lot of the "Disorderly Conduct on Patrol" and "Worlds Scariest Police Chases" to I guess get an idea of how bad...things can get sometimes. I am wondering though, what is the difference between what constitutes felony evading and misdemeanor evading. And I do believe here in alabama I read a newspaper article that it was not a felony to evade in alabama, please correct me if I'm wrong troysig. Thanks all


kels
09-26-06, 08:51 AM
Every place is different.

Here, if you are fleeing from a felony crime, it is a felony.

If you commit 5 traffic violations, it becomes a felony.

chaser
09-26-06, 09:27 AM
Just a damn misdemeanor in Alabama but we work two States and it is hard to try running without entering Tennessee which is a felony.


jerseyse410
09-26-06, 10:21 AM
lol, nice chaser. Chase him to tenessee and get on the loudspeaker and yell "Gotcha B***h!"

JD45
09-26-06, 12:44 PM
Reckless evading = felony Endangering the lives of others while evading consitutes reckless.

ParadeRest
09-26-06, 01:58 PM
Not even a crime to evade to NY. You'd just have to articulate Reckless Endangerment.

ChesCopPodz
09-26-06, 02:07 PM
Here if I can articulate that you put people in immediate danger, it's a felony. If you're running from me on an open road with not much traffic, it will be a misdemeanor. If you are going 100mph past a school or a neighborhood or during rush hour, that's a felony.

deputywave
09-26-06, 03:08 PM
If you run from me, regardless of how fast or how much traffic, it's a felony.

scott715us
09-26-06, 04:13 PM
Misdemeanor on foot in TN, felony in vehicle(s).

k9dan
09-26-06, 06:49 PM
Three things in Il. make it a felony. Driving more than 21 MPH over the speed limit, disobeying two or more traffic control devices and I forgot the third.... Someone help me out.

flcpd110
09-26-06, 08:40 PM
As of Today in Florida Fleeing in a vehicle is a felony and on foot is a Misdemeanor...However come October 1 Fleeing in a vehilce will be a Misdemeanor also.

phantasm
09-26-06, 09:23 PM
Not even a crime to evade to NY. You'd just have to articulate Reckless Endangerment.

easy enough to do in NYC, at any hour.

drummer-eman
09-26-06, 09:26 PM
In PA fleeing ina car is a misdemeanor, it used to be up till about 1996 or so only a SUMMARY, traffic ticket.:eek: Nothing like chasing a car then to finally get them to stop and just give them a ticket...Oh how I hate the libs in PA...

APDSarge
09-26-06, 10:40 PM
As of Today in Florida Fleeing in a vehicle is a felony and on foot is a Misdemeanor...However come October 1 Fleeing in a vehilce will be a Misdemeanor also.


Thats news to me.

APD92
09-27-06, 01:52 AM
K9Dan, the third thing is turning off your headlights

Westkentuckycop
09-27-06, 02:04 AM
I believe its felony in a MV, Misdomeanor on foot in most cases (At least in KY). I believe there are stipulations on when it is considered a felony even in a Motor vehicle though. I know a few are running while DUI or Suspended, I believe running from a domestic situation is also a felony (All in MV's)

Tapped

flcpd110
09-27-06, 08:31 AM
Thats news to me.

Read your updates that came out a couple of months ago. Says it will be 1st degree misdeameanor

Liter_of_cola
09-28-06, 04:19 PM
Every place is different.

Here, if you are fleeing from a felony crime, it is a felony.

If you commit 5 traffic violations, it becomes a felony.


Also in kansas driving around a roadblock, driving around stop sticks, or reckless driving automatically bumps it to a felony.

Radical Jack
09-28-06, 06:13 PM
Fleeing and Eluding is a felony in MI.

kels
09-29-06, 02:43 AM
Also in kansas driving around a roadblock, driving around stop sticks, or reckless driving automatically bumps it to a felony.

However try not to chase them across the Manhattan Country Club
golf course, they get a little prissy about that.:D
Dont worry Liter, it was before your time.
The best thing you can do is chase them into Pot County. Then
they go to jail at Westmoreland.

Liter_of_cola
09-30-06, 02:39 AM
However try not to chase them across the Manhattan Country Club

Well I haven't heard that one before! Time to stir some stuff up tomorrow when i go back on.