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Our Mission

 

We encourage law enforcement personnel to share their near-miss stories and the lessons learned from them to prevent fellow officers from being injured or killed. If we can help a brother or sister in blue make it home at the end of his or her shift, we have an obligation to act.

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

Recent Reports

 

Accidental Discharge of Firearm during Foot Pursuit of Burglary Suspect

Officers responded to a male subject reportedly involved in a series of burglaries. When officers confronted the subject, who was carrying a 50 inch flat screen TV in his hands, the subject threw the TV at officers and fled on foot…

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Armed Suspect Flanks Responding Officers at Convenience Store

Officers responded to a report of a robbery shooting in a residential area next to a convenience store. A citizen caller advised that two suspects had fled into the store several minutes before officers arrived…

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Holster Retention Issue during Foot Pursuit of Armed Subject

A specialty unit officer was performing surveillance on violent gang members. One known subject left in a vehicle, and after officers observed traffic offenses (and confirmed the subject had a suspended license), an attempt to stop the subject was made…

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Accidental Discharge of Firearm at Shooting Range

On October 24, 2017 at approximately 1410 hours, I experienced an accidental discharge of my Glock 19 at the firearms range. My intent for being at the range was to clean the weapon. I emptied my firearm prior to entering the range but…

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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:

   

 

What Do You Think?

 

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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.