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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. Help us improve officer safety.

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

Recent Reports

 

Officers Ambushed Responding to Shooting Inside Local Business

Officers responded to a report of shots fired inside a local business. The first two arriving officers immediately entered the building, having information on an active shooting. As the officers entered the building, a male subject opened fire on the officers…

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Trooper Hit while Helping Stranded Motorist in Inclement Weather

A state trooper stopped to assist a motorist stranded on the side of a busy state highway. Weather conditions were poor with heavy rain, ice, sleet, snow, and high winds, causing poor visibility. While the trooper was talking to the motorist outside of the motorist’s vehicle, the trooper’s patrol SUV was struck…

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Driver Pulls Firearm on Officer after Running Stop Sign

A patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for running a stop sign. The driver did not stop immediately and, instead, drove six blocks before turning onto a side street and pulling over. Within 4 seconds of the suspect vehicle stopping, the driver of the vehicle flung the driver door open…

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Officer Nearly Shot in the Head during Misdemeanor Arrest

During the nighttime hours, an officer approached a male subject that appeared to be sleeping in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle, with its engine running, in front of an apartment complex. The officer asked the subject why he was out in the vehicle…

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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 future accidents, injuries, and fatalities. We are very grateful for their support and commend them for their commitment to improving officer safety.

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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?

 

By sharing your thoughts and giving us feedback, you are helping us make this a better learning place for you and your fellow officers. We welcome and value your feedback.
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This project is supported by Grant Numbers 2015-CKWX-0033 and 2016-CKWX-K014 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. 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.