Losing Small Town Police Departments

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 »

Civil Responsibilities and Civic Duties

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D There is so much talk about law enforcement that the average citizen may think all justice must flow first through the badge. The police establishment has long been the gateway for a myriad of services beyond the mere enforcement of statutes and continues to be the first call of Read more »

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Sheriff Fed Up with State Laws that Coddle Criminals Adapts with New Approach

By Steve Pomper We recently celebrated the rare cops allowed to do their jobs. The Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation’s Nevada Rangers freed multitudes of drivers whom climate radicals had blocked on a hot desert highway.   There’s another example of traditional policing encouraged by a young, resolute, and innovative Washington State sheriff. Thurston County Sheriff Derek Read more »