Officer Safety Corner

The Officer Safety Corner is a monthly column within IACP's Police Chief Magazine that furthers the work of the Center for Officer Safety and Wellness. Monthly columns address a range of topics pertinent to officer safety, health, and wellness by focusing on cutting edge issues, lessons learned, training, and statistical analysis. Contributing authors include experienced law enforcement personnel and other subject matter experts in the field. IACP staff welcome submissions from the field for this column, and articles may be submitted for consideration using the following guidelines.

Questions regarding the Officer Safety Corner Column, along with article submissions, may be sent to

Complete archived issues of Police Chief Magazine may also be accessed here.

Table of Contents

Body Armor and Uniform

Environmental Factors

Mental Wellness

Physical Wellness

Traffic Safety