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Save the dates for NAPO’s 2021 rescheduled events

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: April 1, 2021

NAPO recently announced the rescheduled dates and locations for their 2021 events as follows: The 43rd Annual Convention has been moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 20–23. Additional information is expected next week via email regarding registration, hotel information and discounts with Hertz, Delta and United Airlines. NAPO’s Attorney Seminar will take place as previously […]

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Police Week in-person events postponed, virtual events planned in May

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: March 31, 2021

National Police Week host organizers made the difficult, but necessary decision to postpone in-person events during Police Week May 9-15, 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Virtual events only will be planned for May, including the virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13. Other National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Officer Safety & Wellness programs […]

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Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is first correctional facility in U.S. to install COVID-19 killing biodefense system

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 25, 2021

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is the first correctional facility in the U.S. to install Integrated Viral Protection (IVP) indoor biodefense system in all three of its jail divisions, the Road Patrol and Sheriff’s Headquarters. IVP is the world’s only biodefense system proven to destroy COVID-19 (99.999%) and anthrax spores (99.98%) instantaneously, according to PR Newswire. […]

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COVID-19 causes 2020 surge in officer line-of-duty fatalities

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 15, 2021

COVID-19 has caused a surge in law enforcement line-of-duty deaths nationwide. Fatalities increased 96 percent over the prior year, according to the 2020 Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report. As of Dec. 31, 2020, 264 officers died in the line of duty compared to 135 in 2019. In the “Other” causes of death category, which includes […]

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NAPO encourages members to keep FBI agents, families in thoughts and prayers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 3, 2021

NAPO is asking members to keep the FBI agents involved in the deadly attack Feb. 2 as well as their families in your thoughts and prayers. Two agents were shot to death and three others were wounded when they attempted to serve a search warrant at a Sunrise, Florida apartment. A gunman fired shots from […]

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Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Commemorative Coins available for pre-order

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 1, 2021

To honor the extraordinary service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers throughout the history of the United States, the U.S. Mint, in partnership with the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum, has created a series of three commemorative coins. The U.S. Mint has made these limited-edition, limited-quantity coins available for pre-order—with special introductory pricing through […]

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NAPO shares free webinar promoting officer mental health, support

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: January 28, 2021

NAPO shared information about a free webinar Feb. 4 promoting mental and emotional health and support for all our men and women on the front lines. “It’s no secret that officer depression, despair and suicide are at crisis levels, and the pressures and dangers our brothers and sisters are facing are not going away any […]

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NAPO shares Biden’s planned Executive Orders, update on communications with administration

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: January 22, 2021

NAPO recently updated members on their communications with President Joseph Biden’s Administration in a letter to members below. Members are encouraged to view Biden’s planned Executive Orders the first 10 days in office, which is available in a link below. Dear NAPO members, We are continuing to open new, and maintain existing, lines of communication […]

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Veterans Day

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: November 11, 2020

In honor of Officers who have served in the military and all U.S. Veterans, Thank you for your service to our nation!

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FBI, police arrest 13 in plot to kidnap Michigan Governor, overthrow government

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: October 8, 2020

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from news media Thirteen members of two militia groups were arrested during a raid by multiple law enforcement agencies for plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other state officials, overthrow the state government, and endanger law enforcement officers. Hundreds of law enforcement officers from agencies working […]

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