Webinar to discuss trends in roadway-related LODDs

The free event on Jan. 28 aims to find ways to improve officer safety and reduce risk on the roads

By Suzie Ziegler 

A free webinar dedicated to lowering traffic-related law enforcement deaths is scheduled for Jan. 28 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. 

The event, now open for registration, is hosted by the National Law Enforcement Roadway Safety Program (NLERSP) under the Bureau of Justice Assistance VALOR Initiative. 

The webinar will discuss trends in officer injuries and fatalities from roadway-related incidents, provide a detailed case study of an officer struck-by incident, and identify numerous resources available for patrol officers and agency decision-makers to reduce risk and improve officer safety on the road, according to a press release from the National Police Foundation. 

Event speakers will include investigators from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Division of Safety Research, Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program, and the Law Enforcement and Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation programs. 

The event is open to law enforcement at all levels. 

Click here to register and for more information.

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