General Dynamics - Pathfinder Ad

9-1-1 Magazine: Managing Emergency Communications

Priority Dispatch

Navigator 2018




Stratus Technologies

CAD, NG911 & Records Management


Recording Systems


Facilities Planning and Design

First Contact 911

Training Trends & Tactics




Holland Co     
Mobile Command Vehicles



StarChase Partners With Midwest Public Risk To Reduce Pursuit Related Losses

Date: 2015-08-06
Share |

Public Safety Members Receive Exclusive Offer for Pursuit Management Technology

StarChase, LLC, a law enforcement technology provider, has announced a partnership with Midwest Public Risk (MPR), a not-for-profit, public entity risk pool, representing the interests of over 160 public entities throughout Missouri and Kansas. Through this exclusive, cost-savings partnership, MPR members can integrate the StarChase Pursuit Management Technology solution at a reduced rate, which may now be procured with loss control credits.

Police departments nationwide are using StarChase to increase public safety by providing law enforcement with an alternative to high-risk and costly vehicle pursuits. The technology provides agencies with a significant tactical advantage while mitigating the risks surrounding pursuit related events.

“Pursuit related risks are always a relevant matter for our member base,” said Aaron Ambrose, MPR’s Director of Risk Management. “Our agencies want to keep their officers and community safe. StarChase is an innovative technology that will support this need and empower officers.”

“Law enforcement agencies are in need of public support, as well as better technology and resources,” said Bryan Stone, Senior Director of Business Development, StarChase. "By MPR incorporating this partnership into their portfolio of member benefits, it truly demonstrates the commitment MPR has for its law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.”

According to a 2014 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) report, officers using StarChase as an alternative to traditional pursuit tactics experienced a perfect vehicle recovery record with zero crashes, loss-of-life, injuries, or property damage. These results are in stark contrast to traditional pursuit outcomes.

The technology is often assigned to special units within an agency. Whether patrolling traffic or engaging in drug interdiction, stolen vehicle recovery, DUI/impairment incidences, or human trafficking enforcement, agencies using StarChase have an alternative to high-speed pursuits, which aids to prevent costly outcomes and avoid negative news headlines.

The StarChase system consists of a dual barrel compressed-air launcher mounted behind the grille of a police vehicle that is capable of deploying GPS tags to a suspect’s vehicle, whether moving or stationary.  The GPS tracker transmits precise location and speed of a fleeing vehicle to police dispatch and can be shared with other jurisdictions.

“Police pursuits in America, which according to government data, kill more than one person each day and injure over 55,000+ people each year,” stated Trevor Fischbach, President, StarChase. “As a committed provider of public safety technology aimed at reducing risk and saving lives, we applaud MPR and their decision to support StarChase for its members and community.”

For more information, see:

- Corporate News/ (via StarChase LLC, 7/28/15)


Show: Newest | Oldest

Post a Comment

Log in or sign up to comment

9-1-1 Magazine is a Sponsor of the California Mobile Command Center Rally

Send mail to with questions or comments about this portal.

© 2010-2017 9-1-1 MAGAZINE and The content of this portal is the property of 9-1-1 MAGAZINE and  We encourage government public-safety agencies to share any content with their staff, however, all others must not duplicate or modify any content without prior written consent of 9-1-1 MAGAZINE. Email for permissions. For more information, read the Terms of Service. Continued access of this portal and system implies consent to the above statements and those maintained on the Terms of Service.

Powered by Solata

MCM Consulting Yellow Submarine Marketing

 Team Rennick