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  NCJ Number: NCJ 243973     Find in a Library
  Title: Reducing Officer Injuries: Executive Summary
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
  Date Published: 10/2013
  Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This executive summary from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) provides information to agencies for use in developing a policy to reduce officer injuries.
  Abstract: This executive summary of the IACP’s final report on preventing officer injuries provides a more in-depth review of the data collected during this study and highlights other findings pertinent to injury trends and officer safety considerations. It is intended to serve as a resource for agencies and encourage them to think more critically about departmental injuries and proactive prevention strategies. This report is the result of a multi-agency study conducted to identify and document the cause and magnitude of officer injuries, develop a set of resources to assist law enforcement agencies in responding to officer injuries, and to disseminate this information to the law enforcement community.
  Main Term(s): Police safety
  Index Term(s): Injured on duty ; Police policy development ; Injury investigations
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2009-DG-BX-0027
  Sale Source: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
  Type: Report (Summary)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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