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

Officer Shot Responding to Traffic Accident

Officer responded to a call of a traffic accident at 0951. Upon arrival, the officer observed a man and a woman attempting to leave the scene of the crash on foot. As the officer approached the couple, the man turned and fired at the officer, fatally striking him in the head.


Technology and K-9 Save Deputy During Ambush Attack

A K9 deputy observed a suspicious vehicle parked in a rest stop. The vehicle’s lights were turned off, and one person was sitting in the driver’s seat. As the deputy approached the vehicle, two individuals came out of the woods and approached the deputy.



Correctional Officer Goes Down Transporting Maximum Security Inmate

At approximately 11:10 hours, CO 1 and CO 2 were assigned to the Central Transportation Unit as transportation officers. Their assigned trip was to the local hospital with a maximum security inmate for a doctors consult in the ER.


Gunman Ambushes Officer at Intersection

An officer was sitting in his patrol vehicle at an intersection in the nighttime hours when a gunman approached the driver side window and opened fire on the officer. The gunman continued to fire as he approached and leaned into the officer’s driver side window.




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These organizations have partnered with the Police Foundation and support the LEO Near Miss Reporting System as a means to collect the 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 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.