In Del Rey at a little used airstrip next to the Wonderful Co. headquarters, a group of Sheriff's deputies gathered around a driver's training course meant to hone the talents of the finest from the Fresno County's Sheriff's Office. Physics applies to automotive machinery traveling at high speed, and it's best to know how maintain control. And that was Deputy Jason Vinogradoff's assignment. He and Alex Sosin belonged to a training unit that ran 14 law enforcement officials through an intense program designed to mimic what they could face chasing down a suspect. I went along for the ride, and it was intense. And it made me think of Steve McQueen in one of the greatest chase movies ever — 1968's "Bullitt."

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