Media Resources

We are a research-based, nonprofit organization using science and innovation to pursue excellence in policing. While the work we do is highly technical and complex, we work diligently with local, national, and international media outlets to distill the information into news you, the reporter, can use.



Here are our main points of contact, though we have a variety of subject matter experts we can call upon to assist as well. If you are a member of the media and would like to interview President Jim Burch, or any other member of our staff, please email: or call (571) 562-1607.

Please include the nature of your request and your deadline.

Jim Burch


Kaitlyn Perez

Senior Director of Communications and Marketing
Caitlyn Anderson

Caitlyn Anderson

Communications Strategist

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Quick Takes

  • The National Policing Institute was established in 1970 as a non-partisan and independent nonprofit organization.


  • NPI provides services in three main areas: research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and organizational assessments and after-action reviews.


  • Operates with funding support from many public (federal, state and local governments) and private sources.

NPI offers a monthly digital newsletter that drives conversation around issues that matter to policing. InFocus is a great resource for media to stay current on what our organization is discussing and thinking about. We encourage you to subscribe and connect with us if you want to explore story opportunities.

News and Announcements


National Policing Institute Ramps Up the Power of 30×30

March 18, 2024

The National Policing Institute (NPI) has teamed up with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)…

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NPI Announces 2024 Annual Awards Program

March 7, 2024

The National Policing Institute (NPI) is accepting nominations for its prestigious Annual Awards Program. Established…

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Stock Video Footage & Photography Requests

Stock Photography or Video Footage Request

  • A select number of National Policing Institute photos and video footage are available for media use. If you would like to know more about what's available, or want to submit a specific request, email us at