The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that in 2008, the number of police chases decreased by 6.3% from the 2007 figure. In Pennsylvania, fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement can be graded as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the seriousness of the circumstances.

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