National Policing Institute Honors Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey for Leading Change in Policing

National Policing Institute Honors Mayor Lee Brown with Inaugural Policing Award

National Policing Institute Recognized for Advancing Public Safety Accreditation

National Policing Institute Appoints Five Members to Board of Directors

National Police Foundation Changes Name to National Policing Institute

Our Work at a Glance

The National Policing Institute was established in 1970 as a non-partisan and independent nonprofit organization dedicated to pursuing excellence in policing through science and innovation.

NPI has been on the cutting edge of police innovation for over 50 years since it was established by the Ford Foundation as a result of the President’s Commission on the Challenge of Crime in a Free Society.

In support of its mission, NPI is committed to conducting research, training, and technical assistance in three strategic priority areas:

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