Course Title: Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA)
Officer Safety Training (OSAT)
Location: Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute
Date: December 1, 2022
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Instructor: Retired FBI Special Agent Timothy Latterner
This 8 hour course provides information on the history and policy relating to the LEOKA (Law Enforcement Officers Killed And Assaulted) Program. Also provided are in-depth analysis of two studies which were concluded in 1992 and 1997, and resulted in the publications “Killed in the Line of Duty” and “In the Line of Fire.” The objectives of these studies were to identify elements in certain situations which led to the ultimate felonious deaths and serious injuries of Police Officers. Demographic and behavioral descriptors for the victim officers were developed and will be presented.
The emphasis of the program will be focused on the final companion study which was concluded in 2006, and resulted in a publication entitled “Violent Encounters.” This study examines 40 incidents where Police Officers survived life threatening attacks. Demographic and behavioral descriptors for the victim officers and the offenders were developed and will be presented. The findings and resulting training issues will be presented. The findings and resulting training issues will be presented, as well as the most recent study on “Ambushes and Unprovoked Attacks,” concluded in 2016.
PROGRAM COST: BERGEN COUNTY: FREE OUT-OF COUNTY: FREE