Insights on Officer Safety from Officer-Involved Shooting and Near Miss Incidents

Officer safety efforts, including those to reduce and prevent line-of-duty deaths, are continually of critical importance to the field, officers, and public safety. Two groundbreaking initiatives spearheaded by the Police Foundation (PF)—the Officer-Involved Shooting (OIS) Data Collection Initiative, a joint project with the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), and the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Near Miss safety initiative—are designed to collect local- and national-level data that can provide insights on how to improve officer safety and reduce line-of-duty deaths and injuries, among other areas of interest.