Judge Slaps Down L.A. DA (Progressive Prosecutor) George Gascón Over Not Enforcing Three-Strikes Law

Praise and Caution for Social Worker Response Plans

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. According to a Washington Post database, police officers have fatally shot nearly 1400 people with mental illness since 2015. The interpretation of that data by critics has yielded the presumption that the police faced with those encounters are not competent to deal with the mentally ill. Police leaders have Read more »

Anti-Police Noise Stifles Real Citizen Awareness

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. In an excellent article by NPA contributor Steve Pomper, he cites a clearly justified police shooting of an attacker who had just committed murder. Pomper related that Seattle protesters rose up against the shooting “despite non-police video showing the suspect shooting into the car the women were sitting in, Read more »

Watch the National Police Association Report 2-21-2021

Sunday Feb. 21st at 10am ET with Lt. Randy Sutton (Ret) host of Blue Lives Radio and founder of the Wounded Blue Foundation, online at https://Pluto.TV/live-tv/The-First or on the https://www.thefirsttv.com app or after broadcast on https://www.youtube.com/c/NationalPoliceAssociation

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Law Enforcement Avid Social Media Presence Helps Preempt Victimization, Save Lives

By Stephen Owsinski Despite the growing resentment toward social media outlets and their seeming penchant for censorship, control, politicization, and grand manipulation, online data often provides the benefits of intelligence, insights, and clues for law enforcement agencies to preempt bad actors whose e-messaging telegraphs events in the realm of catastrophe and deviancy. One recent example Read more »

The Lack of Respect for Cops is Astonishing

By Steve Pomper  Three quasi-adult delinquents threw a fit and demanded a Massachusetts police officer dig out a car they’d just plowed into a pile of snow. The three, Nathaniel Chickering, 18, Bianca Torres, 19, and 21-year-old Michael Rodriquez were driving through a snowstorm on February 2, 2021, at about 12:30 a.m. The driver, Torres, lost Read more »