[News video footage of a car chase, aerial view. A truck dodges police cars and drives erratically along a highway.]
Voice over: There, you can see, he’s on the wrong side of the road, nearly missing a police unit.
[More aerial footage of car chase.]
Voice over: Suspect continues to elude police officers.
[Truck approaches dead end of street.]
Voice over: Dead end! Dead end!
[Aerial camera zooms to suspect vehicle. Passenger door opens and suspect flees on foot.]
Voice over: Suspect is out of the vehicle. He’s running from officers.
[Suspect runs off street and behind a house, trying to escape. Camera pulls back to show a helicopter tracking suspect from above.]
Voice over: There, you can see him, there’s a helicopter over him.
[Aerial camera zooms in to focus on suspect climbing a fence between two residential properties.]
Voice over: He’s now climbing a wall, climbing a wall, trying to get away from the officers.
[Suspect throws hands up; police officers appear to apprehend him.]
Voice over: Wait, hands up! Hands up!
[Suspect throws himself flat onto ground; police officer stands over him.]
Voice over: Officers in front, suspect down on the ground.
[Aerial camera zooms out; helicopter flies past.]
Voice over: There’s another news helicopter passing [static]
[words on screen]
Wait a minute here, shouldn’t we be focusing on the victim?
[Close-up of woman in tears, holding tissue; gradual fade to words on screen]
Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
April 22-28, 2001