Drive to Survive: Pursuit Policy

Drive to Survive: Pursuit Policy

Police vehicle pursuits are among the most dangerous activities that law enforcement officers participate in. An agency owes it to the officers participating in the pursuit and the community to reduce the dangers as much as possible. The reduction in danger begins...
Drive to Survive: Roadway Safety

Drive to Survive: Roadway Safety

Law enforcement officers face extreme dangers when navigating streets and highways. These dangers have been well documented, but the roadways themselves pose a specific threat that’s not often discussed. On average, one officer is killed each month while...
Drive To Survive: Night Driving

Drive To Survive: Night Driving

According to the National Safety Council, traffic death rates are three times higher at night than in the day. Factor in the high speeds that come with responding to law enforcement emergencies, and police driving at night should be considered a high-risk activity....
Driving Simulation

Driving Simulation

Photo Courtesy:  SSI The increased attention to officer deaths, injuries and litigation associated with driving has increased the focus of emergency-vehicle driver training. Along with this focus, the use of driving simulation has increased dramatically. But although...
Tire Deflation Deployment

Tire Deflation Deployment

Tire deflation devices (TDDs) are the most common piece of equipment used in the management of police pursuits. Used widely across the nation by police agencies, they’ve been credited with thousands of apprehensions of criminal suspects attempting to use their...