The highest cop in Fort Worth, Texas, confirmed he can nonetheless hoof it with regards to chasing down a fleeing suspect.
Chief Ed Kraus’ pursuit of the suspect Friday morning via backyards and over fences was recorded by a police helicopter over the scene.
Police mentioned the suspect took off after inflicting a multi-car crash on I-20, Fox 4 Dallas stories. Kraus occurred to be within the space in his police automobile.
“The unhealthy man decides to take a mistaken flip and runs towards the chief,” police spokesman Buddy Calzada informed the station. “The unhealthy man jumped the fence and the chief jumped the fence to maintain going after him. He runs via the center of a yard, and the suspect jumps one other fence. So what does the chief do? He jumped the fence with him.”
Calzada mentioned because the chief began closing in on the person, “I believe he realized at that time, I am not going to make it. I am not going to get away from this.”
The fleeing suspect, who was not instantly recognized, was going through a cost of fleeing the scene of an accident, the station reported.
Kraus, 52, a 26-year veteran of the drive who was solely named completely to the position earlier this month after appearing because the chief on an interim foundation since Might, needed to be coaxed into commenting on the chase, Fox four reported.
“I’m just proud to be one of 1,700 officers, who do this kind of work every day,” he mentioned.