Missouri Safety Center
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Law Enforcement Training TOPS & Officer Roadside Safety
Hosted by the Missouri Safety Center
TOPS - Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies 8:00am -12:00 noon
This 4 hour course is designed for officers and supervisors to increase understanding of how law enforcement officers save lives and prevent injuries by enforcing traffic laws. The class will also discuss:
- The toll traffic crashes have on the community
- Occupant protection laws
- Crash dynamics
- Special risks to law enforcement
- Effective methods of issuing citations
- Effects of high visibility traffic enforcement on preventing and clearing other crimes
Officer Roadside Safety 1:00pm to 5:00pm
More officers are killed as a result of automobile accidents struck by vehicles and intentional vehicle assaults than any other method.
This 4 hour course will review and discuss the prevalence of officer accidents, traffic related accidents and deaths in recent history. Various contributing factors will be discussed including fatigue, equipment, staffing and individual officer experience.
This program will include specific recommendations on how to prevent and survive roadside incidents, including vehicle positioning, traffic stop recommendations, lane closure and traffic direction recommendations.
There is no charge for this training. Both classes are POST Certified. 8 Hours POST credit will be provided by the Missouri Safety Center, class size is limited.
The tuition is funded by Missouri Division of Highway Safety for all MO Law Enforcement. Arrangements for meals and lodging will be your responsibility. Because our classes have limited seating, and are filled on a first come first serve basis, we ask for a 48 hours notice of cancellation. This may allow someone else, on a waiting list, to take the course. TO CANCEL - CALL Bev at 660-543-4834 OR E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call should you have any questions.