January – June by the Numbers

January – June by the Numbers

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D One might think we could know with some certainty how many police officers there are in the country, but we can only estimate somewhere north of 750,000. There are federal cops, state cops, county cops, city cops, special jurisdiction cops, limited authority cops, volunteer cops, part-time cops, and those Read more »

They’re Not Even Trying to Hide Their Criminal Justice System Bias

By Steve Pomper  Radicals have intentionally made sure the requisite balance in the American justice system is so out of whack in some cities, states, and certainly in the federal government, that it’s become virtually unrecognizable. The scales of justice, rather than horizontal, are now nearly vertical. What’s frightening is that the remaining George Soros-funded DAs Read more »

You Can Run and Hide in California

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D California’s Supreme Court reveled in racism rhetoric in overturning a drug and weapons case of a black defendant who hid from police because, in the court’s words: “attempting to avoid police officers reflects, for many people, simply a desire to avoid risking injury or death…all out of fear of Read more »

Do You Know Who I Am?

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Patrolling a construction site, I saw a vehicle driving slowly among unfinished projects. Knowing that tools and lumber can be easy picking for thieves I made contact with the driver. He was immediately incensed and angrily explained that this was his construction site and couldn’t believe that he was Read more »

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 »