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NCJ Number: NCJ 246443     Find in a Library
Title: Preventing Line of Duty Deaths: A Chief's Duty
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: IACP National Center for the Prevention of Violence Against the Police
United States of America
Date Published: 2014
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This brochure examines strategies that can help to prevent line of duty deaths.
Abstract: This brochure is designed as an agency self-assessment tool to help law enforcement leaders evaluate their agency’s efforts to fully address the safety needs of their officers. Examined are analysis of data, forensic interviews, and post-incident investigations to offer suggested strategies for how violence against police officers can be prevented. This tool can be used to proactively examine the range of critical officer safety strategies and determine areas where action can be taken to improve individual agencies’ specific needs. When taken together, the infrastructure improvements, systemic policies and strategies covered by this checklist will enhance officer safety and potentially prevent acts of violence against law enforcement. The resource identified for each topic helps address agency-specific issues; the checklist on the back page helps map the agency’s progress.
Main Term(s): Police safety techniques
Index Term(s): Police education ; Police safety ; Police decisionmaking ; Police deaths ; Police procedures training ; Line of Duty
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2010-DB-BX-K085
Sale Source: IACP National Center for the Prevention of Violence Against the Police
United States of America
Type: Guideline
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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