Originally Posted By: Jim_
Originally Posted By: #6
Well, it's a spontaneous, dynamic situation so police have to use what's on-hand (rather than, say waiting for a special tactics teams to show-up or something). I'm assuming what they had available on hand were guns, tasers, batons and pepper spray.

Yeah, it's hard to say without being in the situation. Will have to wait until more facts come out to see why they couldn't defuse it the first time when they had the car surrounded.

She hit the gas and sped off.