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Some community members speak out against Tompkins Co. Police Reform Plan
Some community members speak out against Tompkins Co. Police Reform Plan ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY)-- Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca approved a Reimagining public safety plan last year. The county says the goal of the plan is to increase transparency in the local criminal justice system. This plan has received mixed reviews from some in law enforcement and the community. At Tuesday night's meeting, the public shared some of their feedback about the plan. Many expressed their views about ov...

Public Safety Officer Support Act
August 2, 2022The United States Senate passed H.R. 6943, the Public Safety Officer Support Act, last night. The House passed this bill on May 18, so it is now on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law. We wish to thank NAPO for all their work on this bill. Once enacted, the Public Safety Officer Support Act will make post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) a line of duty injury under the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Program and ensure that officers who suff...

Letters to Governor Hochul and SUNY President Macpherson
PCNY President Richard Wells and NAPO President Michael McHale recently wrote to Heidi Macpherson, the President of the College at Brockport, SUNY, as well as the Governor Kathy Hochul, regarding the approved appearance of Anthony Bottom, a convicted cop-killer, on the Brockport campus.  The attached letters explain PCNY's and NAPO's opposition to this appearance. Despite asking for re-consideration of the decision, it appears that as of now, the decisio...

Police Sergeant overcomes the odds and gives back to First Responders
An incredible story about Dallas Police Sergeant, Ed Lujan, who nearly died five years ago after being run over three times who just completed his 54th triathlon in support of First Responders!“Despite the challenges, Lujan said he never second guessed that he'd be where he is having just competed in his 54th triathlon. “I had no doubt, but with the support of your family and friends, you can do anything," he said. "It’s just a mind thing. It hurt, but you just keep on pedaling and keep...

Police officer adopts little girl he rescued from abusive household
An inspiring story of an officer helping shape the future of little 4-year-old Kaila's life by rescuing her from a truly dire situation! 🚓 "They really wanted Kaila to be a permanent addition to their family. Brian said, “our goal was to love and care for this little girl for as long as it happened”. And their wish was answered when on August 13 they were able to officially adopt Kaila, the adoption ceremony was held at Mohave County Superior Court in Lake Havasu City." 💙 Source: ...

CopLine aiding Law Enforcement 24/7
The internal emotional/psychological struggle of Law Enforcement officers is immense and unfortunately, more often than not, goes by unspoken or unnoticed. CopLine is here to change that. They offer the world's only 24/7 and 100% completely confidential helpline for officers and their families. On the other end of each phone call is a vetted retired police officer to ensure your voice is not only heard but understood. They are a true not-for-profit company built on the foundation of volunte...