LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY

Law Enforcement Officer Nonfatal Injury Study

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is conducting a study to understand how on-duty injuries to law enforcement officers occur and how they can be prevented.

About the study:
Who

U.S. law enforcement officers treated in hospital emergency departments (EDs) for injuries that occurred on-duty may be contacted to participate in phone interviews.

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What

The phone interview asks about the injury event that sent the officer to the ED, the activity at time of injury, work experience, and recovery from the injury.

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Why

Officers’ primary duty is to protect the public. Data collected in this study will be used to understand and prevent injuries to officers, allowing them to safely perform their duties.

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Tell your story:

Please participate in the interview if we contact you. Multiple steps will be taken to protect privacy. Final study results will not identify individual officers.

FAQs

Questions? Contact:

Hope Tiesman, Project Officer
htiesman@cdc.gov

Law Enforcement supporters:

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Page last reviewed: September 21, 2020