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Our Mission

 

We encourage law enforcement personnel to share their near miss stories and lessons learned to shield other law enforcement personnel from accidents, injuries and fatalities, as well as to prevent other community crises from occurring.

Sharing your story is an anonymous, secure, non-punitive, and confidential process.

Recent Reports

 

Printer Cable Goes Missing from Law Library

At approximately 1430, I went to [Housing Module A] to look at the telephone access for segregation inmates. While standing in front of the law library room, [Inmate 1] stated the cable for the printer was missing. I entered the Law Library room and inspected the printer and computer to verify the cable was gone.

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Inmate Surprises and Assaults Corrections Deputies

On 3/15/17 at around 0100, [an inmate] was out on his recreational time in [housing unit A]. When [Deputy 1] was just completing a module check, [the inmate] ambushed him by suddenly punching him in the face, knocking [Deputy 1] down.

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Nearly Hit by Car while Attempting to Assist Deputy

I was close by to an assault call, in which two males were fighting and one appeared unconscious. Second broadcast reported 1 male down on the pavement and the other walking away. I drove to the injured male to render aid. We are a large agency, and fights and disturbances are very common calls.

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Officer Attempts to Deploy Spike Strips on Three-Lane Interstate

A pursuit of a stolen car was traveling N/B on the local interstate. An officer ahead of the pursuit stopped on the inside shoulder, preparing to deploy spike strips as the pursuit neared their location. The suspect, from a distance, observed the officer on the inside shoulder and intentionally steered/veered to the right…

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Partners

These organizations have partnered with the Police Foundation and support the LEO Near Miss Reporting System as a means to collect lessons learned to help shield law enforcement personnel from accidents, injuries and fatalities, as well as to prevent other community crises from occurring.

   

 

 

 

Participating Agencies

The following agencies are working with the Police Foundation to implement a LEO Near Miss safety program within their agency. We commend them for their efforts to improve officer safety.

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Supporting Agencies

The following agencies proudly support and endorse the LEO Near Miss Reporting System:

   

 

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This project was supported by Grant Number 2014-CK-WX-0022 awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document or the system itself are those of the participants (many law enforcement personnel, scientists, and other practitioners) and/or the participating agencies themselves and do not represent the official position or policies of the United States Department of Justice or the Police Foundation, nor the International Association of Fire Chiefs whose existing system (developed by AlphaTrac) was used as the platform LEOnearmiss.org. References to specific agencies, companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Justice or the Police Foundation.