More law enforcement officers are killed as a result of automobile crashes, vehicle strikes and intentional vehicle assaults than any other method. Participants of this 4 hour course will review and discuss the prevalence of officer accidents, traffic related accidents and deaths in recent history.
Various contributing factors will be discussed including; fatigue, equipment, staffing and individual officer experience. This course will include specific recommendations on how to prevent and survive roadside incidents, including vehicle positioning, traffic stop recommendations, lane closure and traffic direction recommendations.
Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies:
This 4 hour course is designed for law enforcement officers and supervisors to increase their understanding of how law enforcement agencies save lives and prevent injuries by enforcing traffic laws. The course will include discussions on the toll traffic crashes have on the community, occupant protection laws, crash dynamics, special risks to law enforcement, effective methods of issuing citations and the effects of high visibility traffic enforcement on preventing and clearing other crimes.
There is no charge for this training. Both classes are POST Certified. Combined, they provide (8) Technical Hours of POST credit through the Missouri Safety Center at no cost to the participant. Class size is limited. Contact the individuals listed in the table above to sign up at the locations listed.
For more information on training contact:
119 S. Church Street
Union, MO 63084
Cell Phone: 636-584-1792
Work Phone: 636-583-3700
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