What It's Like To Run From A Police Helicopter

Submitted by: squrlz4ever 1 week ago in Misc


A motorcyclist in Philly engages in a nighttime game of cat and mouse with a police helicopter. Don't try this at home unless you're Jason Bourne.
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Male 3
I'm ok with azzhats like this eating gravel.

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Male 196
We had a good one up north a few years back.  It's closer to Jason Borne.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJWxQLXrO54
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Male 5,427
abetterworld That's a good one, for sure. Only in that case, it doesn't appear the biker was able to escape the long arm of the law.
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Male 196
squrlz4ever As far as I know the rider never got caught. The bike had stolen plates.  The police backed off to avoid an accident.
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Male 5,427
abetterworld Omigosh. You're right; I just read the video description and stand corrected. I'm amazed he was never apprehended.
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Male 6,302
squrlz4ever Have you ever run from police helicopters? BTW who ate holes in all my socks?
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Male 5,427
thezigrat Goodness no. I'm pretty tame when it come to the authorities, let alone police helicopters.

Wasn't me. I would suspect either mice or moths.
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Male 6,302
squrlz4ever That is not what your online back ground  check states. BTW where are my nuts?
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Male 8,203
No way I would EVER be able to do that.  The guy has a lot of skill on a bike....and a bit of  luck.
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Male 4,210
I would have had a heart attack, 120mph with just a little helmet for protection, gonna pass.
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Male 487
Add the GTA-style cop stars ... Blinking 4 stars as he's waiting in the tunnel, which then disappear. 
If he kept this up, the army would have surely showed up with tanks. 
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Male 6,302
boredhuman ever try to steal a tank? It's fun I have done it a few times in Saint's row
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2,920
Dang squrlz, that was nuts! Good post. 
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Male 5,427
skypirate Thanks, Pirate. Glad you liked it. I know the streets in the vid like the back of my paw. It was incredible watching this 120+ MPH chase down Kelly Drive.
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Male 3,708
squrlz4ever The only road I really knew was the stretch of I95 and the exit he got off at, not too far from City Hall. Like I said, I'd lived there for work from August of last year until February of this.
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Male 5,427
DuckBoy87 Well, it sounds like you picked up the lay of the land in Center City. Kelly Drive snakes alongside the Schuylkill River to the west. As the commentator notes, it's a notorious speedstrip for motorcycles in the wee hours, especially on weekends.
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2,920
squrlz4ever I have no idea about that area but I have been 'pulled over' by a heli before. About ~12 years ago me and my friends left a house party. Just so happens that in the same neighborhood there was a shooting and the suspect fled in a red SUV...guess what we were in? Yup. The spot light hit us and about 3 cop cars surrounded us pretty quick. Obviously we had nothing to do with the shooting but holly crap that was an experience. 
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Male 5,427
skypirate I can imagine. My heart rate would've been about 130 BPM just sitting there behind the wheel.
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Male 10,378
squrlz4ever As a squirrel, you should know that 130 BPM is your resting heart rate. During times of fear or stress it can go as high as 400 bpm.
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Male 5,427
holygod Yes, for your garden variety Eastern gray squirrel, that would be true. But I'm a bit of an exception. My heart rate has been slowed down artificially with medication to allow me to drink the large quantities of coffee that make my paws fly over the keyboard here.

If I were to consume coffee with my usual heart rate, it would lead to mania, uncontrollable quivering, and then a muffled explosion of gray fluff.
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Male 6,302
squrlz4ever So that is what happened to my captive squirrels
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