Cutting Fatalities by 50 Percent Over 20 Years

One of law enforcement’s cardinal responsibilities always has been to reduce highway crashes and the heartbreaking deaths and dreadful injuries they cause. To that end, the IACP joined the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in 2008 by adopting an IACP Highway Safety Committee resolution supporting a national highway safety goal of halving fatalities over the next two decades—essentially reducing fatalities by 1,000 per year.