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Affiliates & Other Resources


These are links to the associations and non-profits that the Montana Police Protective Association is either affiliated with, has contributed to, or is a member of.

  • MLEM

    The Montana Law Enforcement Museum (MLEM) is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit museum operated by Montana Law Enforcement. Click here to visit the MLEM website.

  • SOMT

    Special Olympics of Montana exists to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Click here to visit the SOMT website. 

  • NAPO

    The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police unions and associations from across the United States that serves to advance the interests of America’s law enforcement officers through legislative and legal advocacy, political action and education. Click here to visit the NAPO website.

Law Enforcement Associations

These are links to other law enforcement associations that MPPA works closely with. This list includes associations that are both in-state and out-of-state. 


    The Montana Association of Chiefs of Police (MACOP) is a professional and philanthropic group of police administrators from across the state. We exist to provide professional training and peer support to police administrators across the state in an effort to maintain high professional standards in Montana. Click here to visit the MACOP website.

  • MNOA

    MNOA is an association that was formed for all levels and areas of law enforcement. This includes members from street patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, prosecutors, and highway patrol, as well as federal law enforcement agents from all branches. Click here to visit the MNOA website.


    To provide mutual aid and protection of its members, to gather the members in social sessions, to train and to educate existing tactical officers to assist their law enforcement agencies, to test and evaluate new equipment and provide reports on the performance of same, to hold an annual conference for all members and potential members, to provide training and instruction to existing tactical teams, to provide correspondence to all members through a newsletter and to advance by legitimate means the interest of the membership, promote the general welfare of the Mountain States Tactical Officers Association, and do any and all things properly within the scope of the Association for the welfare of its members. Click here to visit the MSTOA website.


    The National Association of Field Training Officers is a professional organization of law enforcement, corrections, communications, and EMS trainers with the goal of fostering and promoting the field training concept. Click here to visit the NAFTO website.


    The NWGIA was founded in 1994 by Law Enforcement gang officers. They saw a need to provide quality training and services to the Pacific Northwest. Click here to visit the NWGIA website.


    The Western States Hostage Negotiators’ Association’s goal is to develop in members a higher degree of proficiency in the performance of their professional duties. The association shall provide training for members, and the association shall act as a resource
    and conduit for information sharing. Click here to visit the WSHNA website.


    The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) was formed in 2002 to serve the needs of criminal justice trainers and educators throughout the world. ILEETA provides information, training resources, member discounts and networking. Click here to visit the ILEETA website.

Other Resources

Here is a list of the top agencies that you may need to contact

  • MLEA

    The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is the premier law enforcement and public safety educational and training institution for state, county, city and tribal officers throughout the state. Click here to visit the MLEA website.

  • MBCC

    The Montana Board of Crime Control (MBCC) is the designated state agency that administers millions of grant dollars dedicated to preventing and addressing crime statewide. MBCC is headed by an eighteen member board appointed by the governor. Click here to visit the MBCC website.


    MPORS provides retirement, disability and death benefits to municipal police officers employed by first- and second-class cities, and other cities that adopt the plan. Click here to visit the MPORS website.


    The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Dedicated on October 15, 1991, the Memorial honors federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people. Click here to visit the NLEOM website.

  • FBI

    An intel-driven national security and law enforcement agency…providing leadership and making a difference for more than a century. Click here to visit the FBI website.