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‘BOUT TIME!

The cost of ammunition has, after an 18-month run in which prices increased almost 400 percent over that time, finally started to come down. That is to say, they have “dropped” to “only” about a 100

Museum News – Fall 2021

Our summer season this year was very good with a large number of visitors! In spite of the pandemic, we had the best July in our history. During the year we have continued our themed educational

The American Police Hall of Fame’s 9/11 Memorial

Twenty years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, America fell victim to a terror attack within her borders. Shortly after the tragic event, several pieces of the towers and the planes were carefully gathered and delivered to

Fall 2021 Letters to the Editor

Scholarship Makes Life A Little Better Dear NACOP, Thank you so much for the scholarship for my 2021-22 school year. This scholarship continues to help me get an education! You guys have no idea how much

Problems and Solutions Unique to Law Enforcement

LEOs are those who fight to right unrightable wrongs. This is our destiny; this is our grit. If you see us comin’ better straighten up; a lotta foes didn’t and a lotta of ‘em wish they

In Memoriam: America’s Fallen Police Officers

As of June 30, 2021, according to preliminary data from the Department of Justice, 155 federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement officers had died in the line of duty this year. The Department of Justice

Finding Quality Candidates: Challenges in Police Recruiting

The familiar “The police are the community and the community are the police” maxim from Sir Robert Peel has come under scrutiny in the post-COVID era. Because of anti-police and defund-the-police campaigns, along with other societal

Police Officers As Civic Leaders: Reframe, Reform And Fund

Policymakers, law enforcement leaders and line officers have discussed two competing approaches to policing: police as “warriors” or police as “guardians.” At a recent seminar on police reform, the question was posed regarding which moniker was

Losing Sight Of The Police Mission

We have seen the images of violent protestors practically strolling into the United States Capitol with very little opposition from some law enforcement officers. In contrast, other images displayed law enforcement officers fighting for their lives.

Spring 2021 Museum Notes

This spring, we hosted our annual Police Officer Memorial Day event, and it was a joy and pleasure to hold the event in person this year! We had a little more than 500 family survivors in

America’s Mass Shooter Crisis Demands Visionary Leadership

Unfortunately, American flags continually flying half-staff to honor victims of mass shootings serve as a stark reminder of our culture of violence. It is a disturbing commentary on American life, when flags at half-staff seem to

RUN ON FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

If you have purchased any ammunition in the past six months, you know how prices have changed, and not in a good way. Finding ammunition is not that difficult. Paying the much higher prices is difficult.

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