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Below 100

The mission of Below 100 is to reduce police officer line-of-duty deaths to fewer than 100 per year. The Police1 Below 100 topic features Below 100 news, training resources and expert discussion of how to eliminate preventable line-of-duty police deaths and serious injuries through training and awareness. The five principles of Below 100 are:

  1. Wear your seat belt
  2. Watch your speed
  3. Wear your vest
  4. W.I.N. - What’s Important Now?
  5. Remember: Complacency Kills!

Even though events will be held in-person in our nation’s capital, there are still plenty of ways you can virtually observe and participate
An officer’s determination helped him survive a head-on collision in his patrol vehicle
Officer safety initiative offers free training with the goal of eliminating preventable line-of-duty police deaths and serious injuries
Below 100 is an officer safety initiative
If you can’t be home on the holiday, do your best to carve out another day where your family gets 100% of you
Doug sits down with Below 100 instructors Rod Rifredi and Kim Schlau to discuss the five tenets of the program
Criminal action, accidents and heart attacks continue to lead the list this year
First symposium from Below 100 will offer a facilitated workshop to develop an action plan for safety
According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, the majority (seven of 10) vehicle accident deaths thus far in 2017 were single-vehicle collisions — this must end
Jim and Doug discuss the sixth pillar of Obama’s 21st Century Policing task force report
Although 2016 line of duty deaths related to gunfire are up more than 70 percent, it’s important to provide some context
Police culture has a history of resisting change and sadly, officers have died as a result of falling into a pattern of behavior facilitated by department culture
As you honor those who have paid with their lives, challenge yourself by examining your actions and where you are vulnerable
Although the end of 2015 is still a couple of weeks away, more than 100 officers have lost their lives in the line-of-duty this year — that is insanity
While police officers may be exempt by the vehicle code from wearing seatbelts, we’re not exempt from the laws of physics, so let’s stop training our recruits to ignore this important officer safety device