Pasco Police Officers are not authorized to discharge a firearm either at or from a moving vehicle unless it is absolutely necessary to protect against the imminent threat of life of the officer or others.
Authorized Force Tools, Description, Requirements, Uses and Considerations
Use of Force with a firearm
2. Officers are not authorized to discharge their firearm:
c. Either at or from a moving vehicle unless it is absolutely necessary to do so to protect against imminent threat to the life of the officer or others.
1) a person in the vehicle is threatening the officer or another person with deadly force by means other than the vehicle
2) the vehicle is operated in a manner deliberately intended to strike an officer or another person, and all other reasonable means of defense have been considered (or are not present or practical), which includes moving out of the path of the vehicle.