Manchester Police Athletic League Receives Donation from the National Police Association

The National Police Association announced today a $500 donation to the Manchester, NH Police Athletic League (MPAL) to honor and support their mission. MPAL connects cops and kids through free athletic, educational, and enrichment instruction to help kids make the right choices and become productive members of the community. MPAL provides programs for kids ages Read More >

During a dynamic incident officers don’t have the luxury of explaining their actions to every person who asks

By Steve Pomper Some people, too many people, will watch police officers performing their duties, disapprove, and assume they know how to do the job better than those trained to do it. I’m not sure this arrogance is directed more at any other profession. Let’s say you’re walking on the sidewalk in a busy small business Read More >

Perpetuate the Good – Why Cops and Their Communities Need Each Other

By Sgt. Nancy M. Dowdy  Even when the loudest voices scream hate, remember lots of people in our communities respect and support their police.  In fact, the Gallup organization’s annual poll of Americans’ feelings about local law enforcement consistently shows that our citizens overwhelmingly support us.   Don’t forget to focus on the positive.  This past week Read More >

The Decriminalization of ‘Survival Crimes’ By Progressive Prosecutors Makes Everyone Less Safe

By Steve Pomper One of the latest attempts to mutilate the criminal justice system is the theory of so-called “survival crimes.” These are crimes where officials running criminal justice systems in leftist jurisdictions consider not the nature of the crime, but the social circumstance of the offender. Officials in these locales experiment with concepts that are Read More >

When people despise cops and coddle criminals, victims suffer

By Steve Pomper There’s an important group getting lost within the ideological fog created by anti-police, pro-criminal politicians and community activist cop critics and criminal coddlers. The anti-good guy animus and pro-bad guy deference is prolific and well documented. The lack of respect for cops, the lack of support, and irrational expectations affect how law enforcement Read More >

The National Police Association Honors the Work of the Atwater PAL Cadets with Donation

The National Police Association announced today a $500 donation to the Atwater Police Activities League Cadets to honor and support their mission. The Atwater Police Activities League Cadet program provides a common meeting ground for police, citizens, and the youth of the City of Atwater, CA and Merced County in the area of social, educational, Read More >

Benefit of Doubt

By Steve Pomper Being a police officer is challenging. That’s not news. Cops have always had their critics, and that’s a good thing in some ways. For one, it keeps officers aware of the special responsibility they have in a civil society. They are the sword and shield arms of their communities. More than any other Read More >

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