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Motor school teaches officers car chase maneuvers



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(KSL News) Speed and danger -- two things the newest members of the Salt Lake City police motor squad are not afraid of.

For the past two weeks, officers practiced all sorts of maneuvers they'll need to know if they're ever chasing a suspect.

Sgt. Jeff Kendrick, with the Salt Lake City Police Department, said, "They've learned how to do the obstacle course, maneuvering with U-turns, 360s, weaving, curb negotiation, and also braking and acceleration."

The newest motor school graduates won't join the force just yet, though, because there are no open spots.

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