Illinois Sheriff Retires: Police “Reforms” Won’t Let Him Do His Job

Most Voters Want Congress to Investigate the 574 Violent Riots in 2020 that resulted in over 2,000 injured police officers as well as the January 6th riot at the US Capitol

A new national telephone and online survey taken by Rasmussen Reports, sponsored by the National Police Association, finds that 66% of Likely U.S. Voters think Congress should investigate the violent riots that engulfed the United States in 2020. Twenty one percent (21%) say no. Thirteen (13%) are not sure. Additionally, the poll found a majority Read more »

Alarming Midyear Officer Fatality Report

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D The National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund has issued its midyear officer fatality report. “As of June 30, 2021, 155 federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement officers died in the line-of-duty. This is an increase of approximately 10% from the 141 officers killed during the same period last year. Read more »

De-Policing Also Puts Firefighters at Risk

By Steve Pomper I recently wrote about the increased risk to folks in Washington State now that the Democrat-controlled legislature has passed anti-police, disguised as “police accountability,” bills into law (with only Democrat support: 32-0). According to law enforcement officials and cops on the streets, these laws are wreaking havoc making it so officers must figure Read more »

Lessons from Yesterday’s Warriors

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D In a day of unprecedented ignorance and rewriting of American history we can look to the War of Independence for lessons on the importance of morale on those who serve. Despite our mythological view of a unified citizenry and stoic minutemen, there were perilous and fragile episodes in the Read more »

Behind Closed Doors—Swiftness of Cops Saving Lives

By Stephen Owsinski One of America’s best stopping powers going up against malevolence is the law enforcement institution and its roughly 850,000 cops trying to preempt and/or mitigate bad actors from inflicting harm upon innocents. As the mantra goes, cops can’t be everywhere at once is a static truth belying logistical utopia underscoring our massive Read more »

Pacolet, SC PD awarded National Police Association grant

Due to budget limitations, the Pacolt Police Department looked for assistance and reached out for help obtaining much needed equipment. Pacolet is a town in Spartanburg County with the slogan “Close to everything…Far from ordinary”. The Greater Pacolet Indian Summer Festival takes place each fall. The highlights of the festival are performances by members of Read more »