NPA In The News
Most Voters See Criminal Justice Reform Contributing to Out of Control Rising Violent Crime The national survey taken by Rasmussen Reports was sponsored by the National Police Association
Homicides outpace COVID deaths in Washington, other major cities We have a pandemic of violence that is sweeping this nation
National Police Association spokesperson Sgt Betsy Bratner Smith reacts to Mayor Lightfoot’s comments on police and more – via ‘American Agenda’ on Newsmax
Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith speaks on the killing of Chicago Police Officer Ella French and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s actions on the gun violence surging in the city. – via ‘Wake Up America’ on Newsmax
National Police Association slams Jan. 6 probe as ‘dog and pony show,’ calls for investigation of Floyd riots Congress should hear from the thousands of police officers who were injured during the George Floyd riots
National Police Association hits Congress for probing Jan. 6 attack while ‘ignoring’ 2020 violence Both the Senate and House judiciary committees have launched investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 riots
Poll: More Americans Want ‘Black Lives Matter Riots’ Investigated Than January 6 Riot Support for a federal inquiry into the riots that engulfed U.S. cities after the death of George Floyd cut deep across racial and political lines
Poll: More Voters Want Congress to Investigate Black Lives Matter Riots than January 6 Riot Majorities of every racial group and political affiliation support a congressional investigation of last year’s violent protests
Poll: Most Americans want BLM riots investigated The Poll Showed Tremendous Support For Law & Order
More American voters want the 2020 BLM riots investigated than Democrat probe of Capitol ‘insurrection’ – poll A new poll suggests that most Americans believe Congress is investigating the wrong riot
Village of Coal City, IL PD awarded National Police Association grant In support of the department’s new chaplaincy program
Judge orders city of Minneapolis to hire more cops after ‘Refund the Police’ lawsuit prevails In a legal triumph, the National Police Association’s amicus brief prevailed
Rasmussen Poll: Majority Want BLM Protests Inquiry, More Than Jan. 6 Other notable findings of the poll include: 76% of voters say young people should be taught to comply with police
Two-thirds want BLM riots probed, more than Jan. 6 majorities of likely voters also back police and reject suggestions of racism by law enforcement
Two-Thirds of Voters Want Congress to Investigate 2020 Riots The survey found strong voter support for law enforcement on issues ranging from display of the “Thin Blue Line” flag to prosecution of so-called “quality of life” crimes.
Most Voters Want Congress to Investigate the 574 Violent Riots in 2020 that resulted in over 2,000 injured police officers as well as January 6th
Attorney Erick Kaardal who represented the National Police Association, interviewed by Dan Ball on Court order to bring Minneapolis PD back up to minimum staffing The NPA’s amicus brief emphasized understaffing puts greater risk not only on the public but also to the remaining police force
Pacolet, SC PD awarded National Police Association grant Pacolet’s slogan is “Close to everything…Far from ordinary”.
Police are being attacked in major cities grappling with cop shortages Police officers are reaching a breaking point and we need public support
Woke justice system won’t deter violent criminals National Police Association spokesperson on Fox & friends
National Police Association spokeswoman Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith (Ret.) joined Rob Schmitt on Newsmax TV Discussing the lawsuit by Palo Alto police officers against the City
California police officers sue city over ‘discriminatory’ BLM mural celebrating convicted cop killer The mural also sparked a petition from the National Police Association for its removal last July, which said it was “reprehensible” to celebrate a convicted police killer.
‘Why stay?’: Law enforcement advocates explain exodus from police forces We are in a retention crisis for law enforcement
New PSA advises arrest subjects to ‘Comply Now, Complain Later By complying with lawful orders, even if the subject believes they are being arrested without good reason, suspects, the public and police officers are safer
National Police Association creates PSA, ‘Comply Now, Complain Later’ Law enforcement officers encounter perilous circumstances that become more dangerous when people fail to comply with officer commands.
National Police Association announces campaign to encourage cooperation with lawful orders, reduce use-of-force The PSA campaign urges the public to comply with police orders in order to assist in the reduction of officer use-of-force incidents.
The National Police Association Announces New National TV PSA Campaign to Address Use of Force Don’t resist, flee, or attack the officer. “Comply Now, Complain Later”.
Experts challenge Biden crime-fighting strategy of targeting gun sales When we look at violent crime, most of the offenders did not go to [a federal firearms license] dealer, fill out all of their paperwork, legally purchase a gun and then go commit a violent crime
Charlotte sheriff’s K-9 to get donated protective gear The K-9’s bullet and stab protective vest is being provided due to sponsorship from the National Police Association.
NPA spokeswoman on Fox & Friends discussing the failures of the Biden crime plan The crime plan doesn’t address fighting crime
Supreme Court rules police can NOT enter a home without a warrant even if they are in ‘hot pursuit’ of a misdemeanor suspect except in unspecified ’emergencies’ This ruling may make people more likely to flee the police, an issue we already are seeing on the rise in the United States
Rising Crime Overtakes Police Reform as Election Issue in New York, Elsewhere It’s really going to become explosive as we get into this political season.
Exclusive: Chicago Insider Exposes Dem Police Reform Push for What It Really Is Lightfoot is very much about trying to hamstring the police department as opposed to allowing them to try to stop the violence
Breckenridge: ‘It was never my intention to offend anyone The National Police Association in 2019 said the Thin Blue Line flag is not a symbol of racism, arguing instead that it is a symbol of honor and sacrifice.
Austin Police release critical incident video after delay “What Austin PD does is they go through the footage talk with officer, prosecutor, victims family and make sure everyone’s ok with the footage being released
Village of Depew, NY PD awarded National Police Association grant The grant is awarded in support of the department’s new chaplaincy program
‘Defund the defunders’—Baltimore businesses threaten to stop tax payments until public safety improves So far, we’re not hearing of the glorious success of less policing resulting in a higher quality of life
National Police Association Praises DOJ Decision to Equip Officers With Body Cameras The National Police Association (NPA) on Thursday said that it welcomes the “transparency” of the Department of Justice
Palacios, TX PD awarded National Police Association grant The grant is awarded in support of the department’s RUOK (Are You OK?) program.
NPA Thank You Cards Received by Philadelphia Police Dept 7th District The NPA Thank You program because high morale is essential for any law enforcement agency
Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago: As Violent Crime Runs Rampant, Chicago’s Mayor Panders to Progressives The mayor doesn’t pay a lot of attention to violence. It’s more popular to go after the police.
DOJ: Federal Law Enforcement Must Wear Body Cameras When Executing Search Warrants The National Police Association welcomed the announcement
National Police Association spokeswoman on Fox News Discussing the need for law enforcement & political leadership to fight false anti-police narratives
Jackson’s Gap, AL PD awarded National Police Association grant Jackson’s Gap is the Home of Camp ASCCA as well as the beautiful Lake Martin.
A year after George Floyd’s death, little has changed The National Police Association argues that the public misunderstands the concept of qualified immunity.
Average police officer salaries across US range from $19K to $131K, depending on location, statistics show The National Police Association spokesperson noted how much police compensation varied regionally.
The debate around cops on college campuses heats up The group calls it “Abolition May.” But Sergeant Betsy Smith from The National Police Association calls it trouble.
National Police Association Spokeswoman on Fox & Friends regarding rise in crime in major cities Police officers are leaving departments amid the ‘vilification of law enforcement’.
Historic Police Exodus In Cities Most Impacted By Racial Justice Unrest, New Data Shows The National Police Association spokesperson said a lot of these officers are not leaving police work, they’re going to places where they’re appreciated and where their job is not so politicized.
George Floyd Square in Minneapolis features special instructions for whites And like that so-called “CHOP” zone in the Emerald City, crime and gun violence have skyrocketed.
Biden DOJ’s police reform agenda ‘dangerous’: law enforcement advocates The National Police Association opposes consent decrees that reduce officer safety and increase the dangers that criminals pose to the community.
Tragic traffic stop fuels debate over police enforcement of ‘nanny laws’ The National Police Association spokesperson said if the incident with Mr. Wright had not escalated, then the stop would have taken an accused criminal off the streets.
National Police Association Writer Pens ‘The Obama Gang Organizations like the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance have helped Obama push the idea that the police need radical reform
The Nation Speaks: As Riots Return, What Lies Ahead? Cities across the country have seen nights of arson, looting, and violent clashes with police.
Daunte Wright shooting: Is progressive push putting due process in jeopardy? The National Police Association spokesperson said here we have two police officers who live in this house and they can’t even protect themselves.
Taser-gun confusion: 16 shootings in 10 years after officers mistake the the two The spokesperson for the National Police Association says often the confusion between weapons occurs when there’s a transition.
Derek Chauvin murder trial puts spotlight on police use-of-force training The National Police Association spokesperson said academies have shifted away from the “stress academy” model.
How a veteran officer could have mistaken a Glock for a Taser in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright The National Police Association spokesperson said it’s a horrible, horrible motor glitch that could happen in high-stress situations.
The National Police Association Files Amicus Brief in Support of Family of Slain Deputy in Understaffing Lawsuit The National Police Association’s brief provides analysis of Pierce County’s legal duties to minimize risks through adequate staffing and training.
EXCLUSIVE: New book investigates Obama Foundation’s anti-police ‘gang’ of elitist radicals ‘The Obama Gang’ exposes the groundwork for the anti-police firestorm that was organized by former President Barack Obama.
Tinderbox’: Riot redux feared as Antifa looms over trial in George Floyd death The National Police Association’s spokesperson said Antifa wants to destroy and dismantle the government.
FBI Intervenes To Secure ‘George Floyd Square’ Following Pleas From Locals About Gang Activity, Violence The National Police Association has taken legal action on behalf of the residents and businesses located in the autonomous zone.
FBI to monitor Minneapolis ‘autonomous zone’ in George Floyd Square amid Derek Chauvin trial The National Police Association made a court filing last month on behalf of local residents to demand Minneapolis officials abide by the city charter in maintaining police patrols in the neighborhood.