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Memorial Day

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 27, 2022


Honoring those who have served in the military and made the ultimate sacrifice

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POLC-represented departments among those awarded from $5 million grant fund

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 24, 2022


Nine POLC-represented departments are among the more than 60 Michigan communities which will soon begin receiving awards from the $5 million First Responder Training and Grant Program. “Michigan’s first responders put their lives on the line to keep us all safe and we must have their backs,” Governor Gretchen Whitmer said. “Today’s grants will help […]

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Whitmer recognizes ‘EMS Heroes’ for saving lives during pandemic

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 16, 2022


Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recognizing Michigan’s EMS Heroes for their lifesaving work on the front lines of the pandemic by proclaiming May 15-21 as EMS Recognition Week. “Michigan’s EMS Heroes step up to serve our communities every day,” Whitmer said. “During EMS Recognition Week, let’s thank our local heroes for always being there when we […]

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NAPO shares grant opportunity deadlines for body-worn cameras and VALOR Initiative programs

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: March 29, 2022


NAPO is alerting members to two grant opportunities through the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Grants are available through the FY 2022 Body-worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies and FY 2022 Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survival Initiative. Both have […]

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In-person National Police Week events scheduled for May 2022

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: March 7, 2022


After two years of canceled, delayed and virtual events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a full schedule of in-person National Police Week events is planned in 2022! In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, National Police […]

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Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority seeking experienced Law Enforcement Officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: March 4, 2022


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) is seeking experienced law enforcement officers to join the Airport Police force to perform specialized law enforcement duties focusing on aviation security and safety. Initial salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Please see the job posting below for more details on the position and how to apply.

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NAPO condemns criminal indictment of 19 Austin Police Officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 21, 2022


NAPO issued a statement condemning the decision of Travis County, Texas District Attorney José Garza seeking the criminal indictment of 19 Austin Police Officers for their law enforcement actions during violent protests in May 2020 over the death of George Floyd. Please click on the link below to read the statement.

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Active, retired police officers offered free admission to National Law Enforcement Museum

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 4, 2022


Admission to the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum is free on Saturdays in 2022 for active and retired law enforcement officers, thanks to the generous support of FirstNet Built with AT&T. “The National Law Enforcement Museum exists to share the vibrant story of American law enforcement,” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement […]

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2021 sets record for deadliest year in Law Enforcement history

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: January 13, 2022


COVID-19 was leading cause of deaths Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Line-of-duty Law Enforcement fatalities in 2021 increased by 55 percent over 2020 and set a record for the most line-of-duty deaths in a single year, according to data provided by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). As of Dec. […]

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