NLERSP IACP OSW 2023 - Mitigating Struck-By Incidents: What More Can We Do to Protect Officers?
Officers are being struck at an alarming rate on the roadways. In the last 5 years alone, 85 officers were struck and killed, including 27 officers in 2021—a93% increase from struck-by fatalities in 2020. More must be done to protect our officers. This workshop will provide case studies of struck-by incidents, including a discussion of contributing factors and prevention strategies. Attendees will hear from Lt. Brady Robinette (Lubbock Fire Rescue) and Sgt.