Reducing risk on the road: How to keep officers safe during roadway operations
The routine nature of traffic stops and accident response obscures the truth — roadway operations are inherently dangerous for law enforcement officers. So far this year, 15 officers have died as a result of “struck by” incidents. And in a recent survey, more than 1 in 10 people said they have either struck or nearly struck a first responder stopped on or near the road.
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