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Make Sure You’re Safe on the Job

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

We just ended a three-year period (2012–2014) which reflects the lowest line-of-duty loss in more than 50 years. This is despite the increased number of gunfire deaths and surge in ambush attacks seen in 2014.

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Self-Aid Can Save Your Life

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

There will always be circumstances beyond our control that will result in officer deaths and injuries, but being prepared to treat those injuries on your own, when possible, can help to save your life.

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The Magnitude of Loss

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

As we remember the service and sacrifice of our fallen, let us also think of the long line of those family members and friends left behind.

The impact to a fallen officer’s family is profound. Here, the daughter, widow and mother of Officer Bradley Fox comfort each other at his name on the National Memorial. Fox was killed in an ambush while searching for a suspect. His K-9 partner was also shot, but survived.

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December End of Watch

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

Eleven officers died during the month of December, bringing the preliminary death toll for 2014 to 118.

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There is No Secret to Officer Safety

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

One question could save your life: What’s Important Now?

The officer who was driving this vehicle, California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Mitchell, survived this crash because he was wearing his seatbelt and body armor. Mitchell acknowledges that he failed to adequately consider WIN—What’s Important Now?—and was driving too fast at the time of the crash. Mitchell has become a Below 100 instructor and candidly shares his story when he presents.

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Surviving a Career in Law Enforcement

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in LawOfficer.com Below 100 Initiative, Officer Safety News | Comments Off

Going beyond Below 100 to ensure career survival

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