The National Police Association Supports New Jersey’s Craig Tiger Act to Require Crisis Intervention Programs for Law Enforcement Officers

The National Police Association Supports New Jersey’s Craig Tiger Act to Require Crisis Intervention Programs for Law Enforcement Officers

Indianapolis – June 10, 2024. Police officers are regularly exposed to tragedy, trauma, and heinous crimes, placing them at increased risk for developing debilitating mental health issues like posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Left untreated, PTSD can result in a profusion of unpleasant symptoms including feelings of despair, substance abuse, and suicidal ideation. PTSD and other Read more »

The National Police Association Argues Against Unconstitutional Illinois Gun Control Laws in the United States Supreme Court

Guest article by Sam Jacobs. Sam Jacobs is a passionate advocate for Second Amendment rights and an avid historian. As lead writer for Ammo.com, he delves into the intersection of firearms, freedom, and corporate power. With a penchant for defending individual liberties, his work sparks discussions in various publications and platforms. Amidst the formidable challenges Read more »

The National Police Association Supports New Jersey Bill to Clarify Aggravated Assault Against Law Enforcement Officers

Indianapolis – May 24, 2024. Intentionally subjecting a law enforcement officer to bodily fluid is a serious form of assault that places them at increased risk for health issues. Bodily fluids contain pathogens that carry diseases like mononucleosis (from the Epstein-Barr virus), influenza, and strep, among others. Although media reports of these egregious acts surfaced Read more »

The National Police Association Thanks the Pennsylvania House for Adopting Resolution to Honor Police Officers

Indianapolis – April 19, 2024. The Pennsylvania House has adopted Resolution 378, a call to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2022 and 2023. The resolution acknowledges that police officers are courageous, selfless public servants who are vital to upholding laws and keeping communities safe. The resolution Read more »

The National Police Association Files Amicus Brief in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Supporting Georgia Deputies

Indianapolis – April 12, 2024. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the National Police Association argued that qualified immunity, applied properly, should be granted to Coweta County, Georgia deputies who had attempted a nighttime investigation of a suspicious vehicle parked in an obscure parking lot. The suspect obstructed the Read more »

The National Police Association Supports Louisiana House Bill 173 to Create the Crime of Approaching a Law Enforcement Officer Lawfully Engaged in Law Enforcement Duties

Image: New London, CT PD Bodycam Indianapolis – April 8, 2024. Louisiana House Bill 173 would make it a misdemeanor crime to be within 25 feet of a police officer who is making an arrest or performing other lawful work. It ensures that officers have an area in which to safely make arrests, restrain suspects, Read more »