Law Enforcement Officer Motor Vehicle Crash and Struck-by Fatality Investigations
This program investigates law enforcement officer (LEO) line-of-duty deaths due to motor vehicle events. NIOSH developed the program to learn more about the risks LEOs face on the job and identify ways to prevent motor vehicle-related deaths.
More than 50 Health Hazard Evaluations have been published related to law enforcement officers. Find evaluations of interest and learn more about Health Hazard Evaluations.
Motor vehicle incidents are one of the leading causes of on-the-job deaths for U.S. law enforcement officers. NIOSH conducts research to promote motor vehicle safety.
Indoor firing ranges are popular among law enforcement officers. Learn more about airborne lead, noise, and other potential exposures at indoor firing ranges.
Law enforcement officers may unknowingly come into contact with fentanyl. NIOSH provides recommendations on safe operating procedures and personal protective equipment.