When

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
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Where

MSC - Highway Safety Instructional Park 
1200 S. Holden
Warrensburg, MO 64093
 

 
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Contact

Joanne Kurt-Hilditch 
Missouri Safety Center 
800-801-3588 
msc@ucmo.edu 
 

TOPS - Officer Roadside Safety - Warrensburg October 7, 2020 

TOPS - Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies (0800-1200 hrs)

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 (1300 – 1700 hrs)

More officers are killed as a result of automobile accidents, struck by vehicles and intentional vehicle assaults than any other method. Participants of 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 COST FOR THIS PROGRAM*

INSTRUCTOR:

Bill Sullivan, Law Enforcement Liaison, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Art Amato, Law Enforcement Liaison, Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

 

Missouri Safety Center
University of Central Missouri
Humphreys 200
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 800-801-3588
www.mosafetycenter.com