Volunteer Speakers

Is your organization looking for a speaker informed in a specific aspect of law enforcement? Browse our list of members that have volunteered share their time and expertise with the community. Click view details to learn more.

Dept of the Month

Congrats to the Erie Bureau of Police for being voted The Department of the month! We are proud to honor your efforts and commitment to your community!

Volunteer Mentors

NWPCPA membership includes current and retired chiefs of police. Some members may be available to act as a mentor or advisor to chiefs of police and command staff aspiring to excellence in law enforcement. Click view details to learn more.

Welcome to the NWPCPA

Northwestern Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association

The purposes for which this Association was organized is to secure a closer official and personal relationship among police officials throughout the State of Pennsylvania; to secure unity of action in police matters; to elevate the standard of police institutions; the adoption of humane efforts in the enforcement of laws; to devise and suggest ways and means for the advancement and perfection of a uniform police system within the State of Pennsylvania; the adoption of Pension, Relief and Civil Service Laws; and the advancement along all lines pertaining to the prevention and detection of crime and the identification and treatment of prisoners.

Latest News


Pa. police chiefs seek answers: What to do about the officer shortage?

Continued difficulty in hiring police officers is driving conversations among police chiefs and departments across the region in hopes of a solution to their staffing problems.


Florida ‘Actively Recruiting’ Police Officers From Other States

Florida officials are openly recruiting law enforcement officers from other states, including states that have imposed COVID-19 vaccine requirements, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Sunday


Everytown Kicks Off $200,000 Ads Buy For Erie County Sheriff

This week, the group is launching a $200,000 campaign for the open seat in Erie County’s sheriff race. It’s part of a broader effort targeting sheriff’s contests nationwide, and yet another reminder that local races are increasingly being seen through a nationwide lens.

Calendar of Events


NWPCPA meeting

NWPCPA meeting. Wil be held at Hoss's  Steak & Sea House  18817 Smock Hwy, Meadville, PA 16335  The Executive Board will meet


NWPCPA Christmas Party

NWPCPA  Christmas  Party,  Quality Inn, 1411 Liberty St, Franklin, PA 16323-1653. Doors open at 1700.

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