About NAPO

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The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police units and associations from across the United States. NAPO was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America's law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action, and education.

Founded in 1978, NAPO is the strongest unified voice supporting law enforcement officers in the United States. NAPO represents more than 1,000 police units and associations, over 241,000 sworn law enforcement officers, and more than 100,000 citizens who share a common dedication to fair and effective crime control and law enforcement.


NAPO Statements on Officer Murders






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NAPO Letters Regarding Concerns Over Representatives' Decisions to Gesture "Hands-Up, Don't Shoot" Symbol     


View the PDFs Here: Jackson Lee PDF       Green PDF    Clarke PDF   Jeffries PDF 

The Myths of Ferguson









View the PDF Here: The Myths of Ferguson        

 Special Thanks to the Law Enforcement and Corporate Sponsors of the 2015 Top Cop Awards


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Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association
Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas
Dallas Police Association
Dade County Police Benevolent Association
Detectives’ Endowment Association of New York City
Detroit Police Officers Association
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
Houston Police Officers’ Union
Las Vegas Metro Police Managers & Supervisors Association
Las Vegas Police Protective Association
Los Angeles Police Protective League
New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association
Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of New York City
Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association
Phoenix Law Enforcement Association
Police Benevolent & Protective Association of Illinois
Police Officers Labor Council of Michigan
Port Authority Police Benevolent Association
Rochester Police Locust Club, Inc.
Wisconsin Professional Police Association


Message to NAPO Members About the Election Results

View the PDF Here: Election Results 2014 - Message to NAPO Members

NAPO's Letter to Acting U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy Regarding the President’s Visit to Newark Liberty International Airport 

View the PDF Here: Secret Service letter re Newark Liberty airport and POTUS visit 10152014

Message to All NAPO Members and Supporters About the Ferguson, Missouri Incident

View the PDF Here: Message To All NAPO Members

Letter to USA Today Editor in Regard to Glenn Reynolds’s Column in the August 26th Edition

View the PDF Here: Letter to editor USA Today 08272014

NAPO Expresses Gratitude By Issuing a Thank You Letter to Mayor Fulop of Jersey City for His Support of a Fallen Officer

View the PDF Here: Jersey City Mayor Letter 08012014

NAPO's Letter to NFL Commissioner Goodell Urging Him to Revise the Policy Prohibiting Qualified Off Duty Officers From Carrying Their Firearms at Games and Events                                                     

View the PDF Here: NFL Firearms Letter August 8 2014

*Copies are also being sent to the NBA, NHL, MLB and the National 9/11 Museum in New York City.


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Phoenix Police Department
Officer Michael J. Lin

Los Angeles Police Department
Police Officer II April Lockhart
Police Officer II Alberto Ortiz

West Palm Beach Police Department
Officer Christopher Nebbeling

Chicago Police Department
Officer Joseph D. Fernandez
Officer Thomas R. Gorman
Officer Anthony F. Munizzi
Officer Brandon C. Murphy
Detective Christopher Ross
Captain Edward J. Kulbida

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Patrol Officer Gregory D. Milburn

Boston Police Department
Officer Ryan J. Lenane
Officer William F. Traft
Sergeant Thomas J. Teahan

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Officer John J. Bethard
Officer Zackery Beal
Officer Brett A. Brosnahan
Officer David A. Corbin
Officer Ryan Fryman
Officer Timothy T. Gross
Officer Troy L. Nicol
Officer Gregory A. Stinnett
Sergeant Kurt McKenzie
Sergeant Christopher S. O’Brien

New York City Police Department
Officer Kenneth Healey
Officer Taylor R. Kraft
Officer Joseph Meeker
Officer Peter D. Rivera

Corpus Christi Police Department
Senior Officer Amador Gonzalez

Norfolk Police Department
Police Officer II Curtis L. Allison
Police Officer II Toofan C. Shahsiah