NSA Blog

Through a webinar held on March 10, 2016, Sheriff Larry Amerson (Calhoun County, AL), Amanda Hilliard (Director of Outreach, FirstNet) and David Cook...
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Americans are worried about keeping our own nation safe. Originally launched in 2002 by the Metropolitan Service...
Posted By: Jonathan F. Thompson, NSA Executive Director and CEO
Tools vs. Gadgets: Counting the Cost   In a previous life, I led the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), aka the “gad­get...
NSA is excited and happy to announce the launching of our NEW online apparel store, where you can buy National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA),...
Would you like to be featured on our blog? NSA is looking for new entries for the Meet the Sheriff/Deputy column. We would like to make this a...
The following contains highlights of the Active Shooter Incidents and the Challenge of Police Notification webinar hosted by Nate McViker of Hero911...
On January 14, Dr. Kimberly Miller, licensed psychologist and law enforcement consultant, and Lieutenant David Pearson of the Fort Collins Police...
Posted By: Kenneth M. Glantz, CPP, CHPP
5 steps to getting in shape As responders, we need to be ready for all combat at all times. We must maintain an excellent level of fitness to ensure...
Posted By: Sheriff Danny L. Glick, 2015–16 NSA President
NSA is committed to helping sheriffs navigate changing technology As I outlined my remarks for this message, I had to start by remembering all those...
Posted By: Sheriff Keith Cain & Jonathan Thompson
In a presidential campaign season marked by unprecedented uncertainty and an intensifying partisan divide, there has been one issue both Democratic...
Without Rudo, it would have been four against one.  Four suspects, wanted for armed robbery with a firearm against Harris County, Texas Sheriff...
University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) to offer a scholarship program. Chartered in 1940...
For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature. Open the door, sit down, start the car, and buckle your seat belt. According to the National...
Posted By: Meghan Reed
Heroes Behind The Badge: Sacrifice & Survival is the new highly anticipated follow up documentary film to the original Heroes Behind...
Posted By: Meghan Reed
Cinco de Mayo in the United States has become synonymous not only with tacos, sombreros, and piñatas, but also with margaritas, tequila, and beer....
Posted By: Meghan Reed
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) is pleased to announce that the 2014 Roadway Safety Guide:  A Primer for Community...
The National Sheriffs Association has partnered with Trident University to offer Members and their families educational opportunities through...
Distracted driving caused 3,328 fatal crashes and 421,000 injury crashes in the United States in 2012, NHTSA figures say. Ursula Zerilli ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week released the Obama Administration’s four-year, $302 billion surface transportation...
To help continue  awareness for the fight against distracted driving, Laser Technology, Inc., (LTI) and the National Sheriffs’ Association...
No-Refusal Workshop Denver, Colorado July 8 & 9, 2014   Mothers Against Drunk Driving invites active judicial, prosecutorial, law...
The Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience is the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) first national resilience award for...
The Police Foundation and the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) are inviting law enforcement executives to a free symposium that...
Posted By: National Sheriffs' Association
For most students, the start of the school year is a time for positivity and new beginnings. For victims of sexual assault, it can be anything but...
Reprint from CQ NEWS Oct. 15, 2014 – 7:06 p.m. By Todd Ruger and Jennifer Scholtes, CQ Roll Call As the web of infection widens, questions...
As October comes to a close, fall’s most festive holiday, Halloween, is right around the corner!  And while Friday’s sugar-fueled...
Posted By: NSA
On September 16, 2013, the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office in Victoria, Texas endured a tragic loss.   Rocky, a 9-year-old Belgian...
While snow and ice can be beautiful, they have the potential to wreak havoc for drivers.  Whether you’re navigating treacherous roads,...
Posted By: Sheriff Bob McCabe
Good stories usually end up in libraries, but it’s rare for one to start there. But that’s exactly what happened inside our Norfolk City...
8 tips to safeguard your home this holiday The holidays are the busiest time of the year for people who like to use this opportunity to leave town...