Could this GPS 'bullet' bring police chases to an end?

A southern California police department is testing out a high-tech GPS missile that is expected to drastically reduce the danger of high-speed chases.

StarChase allows law enforcement officers to fire a GPS bullet of sorts from the front of a police cruiser onto the rear bumper of a suspect's car.

"The officer can drop back and no longer needs to continue those high speeds to chase the suspect," Tustin, California, police Lt. Robert Wright told KCAL-TV of the technology.

SEE ALSO: Bizarre police chases around the Houston area
Report a typo to the ABC13 staff

Related Topics:
technologycrimepolice chasehigh-speed chaseu.s. & worldsafetygpsCalifornia
(Copyright ©2019 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)