At Fallen Trooper’s Memorial, Town Council Majority Votes Against Raising Thin Blue Line Flag, Uses Pride Flag Instead

At Fallen Trooper’s Memorial, Town Council Majority Votes Against Raising Thin Blue Line Flag, Uses Pride Flag Instead

By Stephen Owsinski  On May 30, 2024, Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Aaron Pelletier was tragically killed in the line of duty when a truck struck him while he was conducting a traffic stop. According to the Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP) synopsis, Trooper Pelletier “pulled over a vehicle on the right shoulder of Read more »

“We Told You So,” Isn’t Always Satisfying, but It’s Necessary, Again and Again

By Steve Pomper  After reading the NPA’s own Chief Joel Shults’ recent outstanding article expounding on his so frequently having to assert, “I told you so,” to the radical leftists’ anti-police “police reform” failing legislation, I almost changed my topic. But my main point is that these activists need to hear, “I told you so”—repeatedly. Chief Shults wrote, Read more »

North Carolina Law Enforcement Training: When More is Not Better

By Steve Pomper North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh (Jim Bowen, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0,) When divided factions like radical leftists and traditional Americans both support more/better training for cops, you’d think that would be a good thing. But not necessarily. First, ask what each group means by more/better training. For example, I remember when our department Read more »

U.S. Senator Speaks Candidly: ‘I See a Dangerous Future if We Don’t Find Ways to Stand Up for Law Enforcement’

By Stephen Owsinski Surely, it doesn’t take a sentient to figure out that cops were and continue to be shortchanged on almost everything over the past handful of years. The country is in shambles. Law and order has morphed into rampant unlawful acts and dire disorder. The hardcore truth regarding pander-prone politics and movements involving Read more »

As Cops Put in the Work, Some Bleeding-Heart District Attorneys Issue ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Cards

By Stephen Owsinski It’s been long enough that some district attorneys, supposedly sworn to represent the people (citizens) in our society, have done the exact opposite by betraying their oath and the constituents (voters) by swiftly liberating violent offenders back on the streets. What could go wrong? On January 27, 2024 (a Saturday), two NYPD Read more »