Houston Media No Longer Reporting Suspects are Arrested “While Out on Bond”

Amicus Brief from the National Police Association Cited by Oregon Judge in Allowing Law Enforcement Testimony Opposing State Magazine Ban

Harney County Circuit Judge Robert S. Raschio ruled Wednesday that testimony from law enforcement about the number of rounds they use for self defense is relevant for his judgment on whether Oregon’s gun control Measure 114 violates the state constitution. Raschio said he was partly swayed by a “friend of the court” brief that the National Police Read more »

Age in Policing Matters

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends, so quotes the Good Book. In the world of police work, the man or woman who lays down their life for their community is likely to be in the prime of their Read more »

Losing Small Town Police Departments

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D As a monitor of law enforcement news, I frequently see headlines about small police departments affected by simultaneous resignations or simply being dissolved. Whether this is a good thing or a bad thing is subject to debate. The demands on modern law enforcement are intense and expensive. Recent legislation, Read more »

Children of Cops

By Stephen Owsinski The uniqueness is true about cops and their loved ones standing behind them throughout a perilous career that can bring devastation at any moment. It is a poignant ingredient that children of police parent(s) endear their moms and dads as heroes, crime-fighting crusaders who hold special places in young hearts. Despite the Read more »

DOJ Wanted to Tell Al Sharpton About Not Prosecuting Fake CBP Whipping Case, but Not Agents

By Steve Pomper A scene in a 1994 Friends episode nailed how I feel about Joe Biden’s treatment of law enforcement officers. To paraphrase, “It’s not that [Biden] is bad, it’s … it’s that [he’s] so bad, [he] makes me want to put my finger through my eye, into my brain, and swirl it around!” In a previous NPA article about U.S. Read more »

Irvine Police Arrest Dopers, Revive Puppy Exposed to Fentanyl

By Stephen Owsinski For law enforcement officers, arresting shoplifters is a common occurrence, especially nowadays…with the idiocy of cash bail policy freeing sticky-fingered bad actors to recidivate and revictimize. But it is not every day that cops handcuff illegal narcotics users in a California big box store and discover an overdosing puppy. Irvine, California police Read more »

Woke Cities: Blaming the Crime Victims—Again!

By Steve Pomper What began as a steadily growing phenomenon across blue America has become a radical woke pastime: blame/punish crime victims and innocent law abiders for criminals’ actions. Innocent people are being punished for crimes committed against them, punished for crimes thugs with guns commit against other people, and now, corporations blamed/punished for criminals’ actions. Read more »