Improved Officer Safety in 2017, and Beyond
The number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty decreased by more than 10 percent in 2017, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
As we enter into our solicitation release season, NIJ restates our commitment to law enforcement practitioners and doing our part to support the increased safety of our Nation’s officers.
In a new Director’s Corner, David Muhlhausen reviews NIJ’s past work to improve traffic safety, body armor, and officer safety, health, and wellness, and how we will continue this important work into the future. Read his latest message.