The National Police Association Files 1st Amended Complaint in Response to ‘Absurd’ New Refusal to Release the Nashville Shooter ‘Manifesto’

The National Police Association Files 1st Amended Complaint in Response to ‘Absurd’ New Refusal to Release the Nashville Shooter ‘Manifesto’

Indianapolis, May 5, 2023 – The National Police Association (NPA) announced today that it has filed an amended and supplemental complaint in conjunction with plaintiff Clata Renee Brewer, against the governments of Nashville and Davidson County for their new refusal to act on a request for records. The FOIA request asked for all writings by Read more »

The National Police Association calls for Support of the Pretrial Release Reporting Act which will Identify the Impact of Bail Reform

Indianapolis, May 2, 2023 — The National Police Association called today for the passage of the Pretrial Release Reporting Act, introduced by U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05). The Act requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue a report to Congress within 180 days providing information on arrestees released on Read more »

The National Police Association Files Suit to Obtain the Nashville Shooter ‘Manifesto’ and Other Records

Indianapolis, April 28, 2023 – – The National Police Association (NPA) announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in conjunction with its Tennessee private investigator, Clata Renee Brewer, against the governments of Nashville and Davidson County for refusal to act on a request for records. The FOIA request asked Read more »

The National Police Association Asks Colorado Legislature to Increase Protections for Service and Police Animals

Indianapolis  – The National Police Association (NPA) has submitted written testimony to the Colorado House Judiciary Committee in support of House Bill 1286, which would increase penalties and fines for cruelty and aggravated cruelty to service animals, certified police working dogs, and police working horses. Cruelty against service animals would be a Class 5 felony Read more »

The National Police Association Asks Florida Legislature to Protect Homeowners’ Ability to Fly the Thin Blue Line Flag

Indianapolis April 10, 2023 – The National Police Association (NPA) has submitted written testimony to the Florida House Judiciary Committee in support of House Bill 437, which would protect homeowners with Thin Blue Line flags from HOAs. The act would codify the ability to display a flag that utilizes the same emblems and proportions utilized Read more »

The National Police Association calls for support of the SAFE School Act, which will fund schools to hire and train veterans and retired law enforcement personnel as school security officers.

Indianapolis March 30, 2023 – The National Police Association (NPA) has endorsed U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) introducing the Securing Aid for Every (SAFE) School Act. The SAFE School Act establishes a $900 million grant program that will allow both public and private schools to train and hire veterans and former Read more »

The National Police Association Asks Alaska State Legislature to Tackle Needs of First Responders Who Have Experienced Trauma on the Job

Emotional health challenges for first responders are an ongoing concern Indianapolis March 30, 2023 – The National Police Association (NPA) has submitted written testimony to the Alaska State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 103: “An Act relating to peer support counseling programs for law enforcement agencies, emergency service providers, and the Department of Corrections.” Read more »

Tell Louisiana to Protect Police Officers

Video (Fox News) from September 2022 of Washington State Trooper Yasin Anwar being encroached by an agitator who objected to his traffic stop. Questions: Should the public be allowed to encroach on police and distract them while they are working? Or should police be able to carry out their responsibilities without agitators free to get Read more »