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Employer Information

For this section, please provide information about your agency (if you were directly involved) or the primary agency involved in the incident (if you were not involved).

Title this case:

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What was your level of involvement in the near miss/incident?

Type of Law Enforcement Agency:

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Type of Police Department:

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Agency Size - Sworn Staff:

Approximate Population Served:

Region of Country:

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If your agency is participating in our LEO Near Miss officer safety program, please enter your agency’s ORI9 identifier:

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Involved Person Info

For this section, please provide as much information as you can about the primary law enforcement personnel involved in the near miss/incident, referred to as the “involved person.” If you were directly involved, the “involved person” is you.

What was the involved person's duty assignment at the time of the incident?

Please explain:

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Was the involved person a supervisor?

Years of experience in law enforcement (at time of incident):

Approximate age of the involved person (at the time of the incident):

Sex:

Ethnicity:

Race:

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Other race:

Incident Information

What type of call or activity was the involved person responding to or engaged in?

What was the incident?

How was the call or activity initiated?

Please explain how the call/activity was initiated:

Please classify this incident:

How many law enforcement officers were killed?

How many law enforcement officers were injured?

Date of near miss/incident:

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Approximate time of incident:

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What was the involved person's initial assessment or impression of the call or situation?

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Please explain:

Did dispatch provide an accurate description of the call or incident?

How many officers were at the scene at the time of the near miss/incident?

*Include yourself in the number, if applicable.

Did this incident involve a pursuit?

What kind of pursuit occurred?

Please explain:

Please provide a narrative of the incident. In the narrative, please describe how the situation escalated and the risk to officer safety increased.

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Environment Factors

Did the near miss/incident occur indoors or outdoors?

At what type of location did the near miss/incident occur?

What type of location was this?

Was the involved person aware of any previous calls for service or incidents at this location?

Did dispatch provide accurate information about the location of the call?

What were the lighting conditions outside?

Was there inclement weather?

Did the inclement weather contribute to the near miss/incident?

What kind of inclement weather was present?

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Please explain:

What were the lighting conditions inside?

Subject Information

Did the involved person encounter a subject(s)?

How many subjects were encountered?

Was the involved person aware of any active warrants, criminal history, or known risks regarding the subject(s)?

Did the subject(s) have a weapon(s)?

Had the involved person been informed that the subject(s) may be armed?

What kind of weapon(s) did the subject(s) have?

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Other type of weapon:

Was the weapon(s) concealed?

*If there were multiple weapons involved, please answer "Yes" if any of the weapons were concealed.

Did the subject(s) appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs?

Did the subject(s) appear to be emotionally disturbed?

Did the subject(s) resist arrest?

What type of force was used to subdue the subject(s)?

*Please check all that apply. Include all force used, even if unsuccessful.

Timeline

Would you like to create a timeline of the significant events that happened during the near miss/incident?

Event Timeline

*For each point on the timeline, please provide the following details:
Title this event:
Describe what happened:
If a critical decision was made at this time, explain:

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    What type of accident or incident was averted?

    *This is what you would consider to be the "near miss." Voice-to-text functionality is supported on our mobile app.

    In your opinion, what risk factors almost led to or did lead to you or another officer being injured or killed?

    *Please check all that apply.

    Please describe the other risk factor(s):

    In your opinion, what protective factors contributed to you or another officer not being injured or killed?

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    Please describe the other protective factor(s):

    Describe the lessons learned from this near miss/incident:

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    Changes as a result of that experience (what would you do differently?):

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    Would you like to leave your contact information in case we have clarification/follow-up questions?

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