Policies

PURSUITS


Sources/Resources

IACP Model Policy on Foot Pursuits, 2003


Stats/Facts

  • 11 - Percent of all officer injuries that come from foot pursuits (Toward Understanding of the Physical Hazards of Police Work, Bandl & Stroshine)
  • 20 - Percent of officers who receive foot pursuit training in their academies. (Violent Encounters, FBI 2006)
  • There are many risk factors that officers need to consider when deciding whether to initiate or continue a foot pursuit in order to avoid injury (IACP Foot Pursuit Concept Paper, 2003)


TRAINING


Sources/Resources

IACP Model Policy on Electronic Control Weapons, 2010
IACP Tactical Patrol Officer Training
IACP Training Key on Electronic Control Weapons, 2005
Taser Training
CALEA Standards
IALEFI Standards


Stats/Facts

  • 57,268 – Number of assaults against law enforcement reported by agencies in 2009 (FBI LEOKA)
  • 3 – Number of times a year the IACP suggest you qualify with your duty weapon
  • 16 to 23 - Number of times o ffenders who assault police practice with their firearms per year (Violent Encounters, FBI 2006)
  • Training with ECW’s should include practical role-playing scenarios to test the officer’s decision-making capabilities (IACP ECW Training Key)


USE OF FORCE


Sources/Resources

IACP Model Policy on Use of Force, 2006
IACP Police Use of Force in America, 2001
National Data Collection on Police Use of Force


Stats/Facts

  • 72 - Percent of all assaulted officers assaulted who failed to use deadly force when justified during violent encounters (Violent Encounters, FBI 2006)
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