NEW: The WPPA Extended Legal Protection Plan

Effective January 1, 2018

You face a wide variety of extraordinary threats and attacks in your service to keep your community safe. Unfortunately, those dangers are not limited to the streets that you patrol. Increasingly around the country, officers are finding themselves being targeted by ambitious prosecutors hoping to score political points and opportunistic civil attorneys eager to score a quick settlement – all because officers were doing their jobs. In the process, officers can find their reputations destroyed and personal finances ruined. This is totally unacceptable.
Fairly recently, for example, a deputy was charged criminally for a fatal squad accident that occurred while responding to a fellow officer’s calls for help. Though the deputy was ultimately acquitted, her … Continue reading

Museum of Valor Launches Statewide Radio Ad to Promote National Police Week

(MADISON, WIS.) – In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed the week of May 15 as ‘National Police Week’, a time during which our country annually recognizes those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. To raise the public awareness of this week’s importance, and to honor all those who serve in law enforcement, the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Museum of Valor (MoV) is going to the airwaves with a statewide radio ad that will run through May 20th on the over 70 affiliated AM and FM stations served by the Wisconsin Radio Network.

“Our public safety and the quality of life that we enjoy come at a cost, and it’s fundamentally important that we salute those who … Continue reading