Resolutions

 
These resolutions have been voted on and approved by the NSA Board of Directors at the NSA Annual Conference in the years indicated.

2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012   

2017 Resolutions

2017-01 National Sheriffs' Association Acknowledges the Elected Office of Sheriff as the Chief Local Law Enforcement Office throughout Our Nation
2017-02 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the Mission of the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in Stopping Illegal Immigration and Securing Our Borders
2017-03 National Sheriffs' Association Resolution in Opposition to Local Unfunded Mandates
2017-04 National Sheriffs' Association Demonstrates the Benefits of Ridesharing through Ongoing Support for Ridesharing Programs Such As Lyft
2017-05 National Sheriffs' Association Opposes Any Increase in Size or Weight of Large Trucks at All Levels of Government 
2017-06 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the Use of Non-Narcotic Evidence-Based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Dependence in County Jails
2017-07 National Sheriffs' Association Opposes Drug Importation Legislation which Jeopardizes Law Enforcement's Ability to Protect the Public Health and Endangers the Safety of Law Enforcement and Other First Responders

2016 Resolutions

2016-01 National Sheriffs' Association Ongoing Support of the Right to Elect the Office of Sheriff
2016-02 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the Term "Verified Alarm" and Prioritizing Verified Alarm Responses
2016-03 National Sheriffs' Association Supports Efforts to Improve Access to Abuse-Deterrent Opioids 
2016-04 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the Big Cat Public Safety Act
2016-05 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the Man Up Crusade
2016-06 National Sheriffs' Association Supports Front and Rear Reflectorized License Plates
2016-07 National Sheriffs' Association Supports Efforts of the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police 
2016-08 National Sheriffs' Association Supports the ESSCC CERRA Program
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2015 Resolutions

2015-01 National Sheriffs’ Association Urges the Federal Government to Strengthen Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Measures to Ensure the Safety of the Nation 
2015-02 National Sheriffs’ Association Opposes Efforts to Legalize Medical and Recreational Marijuana
2015-03 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Mandatory Body Armor and Seatbelt Wear Policies
2015-04 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Establishment of Regulations Regarding the Use of Shackles on Pregnant Inmates
2015-05 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Effective Sentencing and Corrections Policy
2015-06 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails
2015-07 National Sheriffs’ Association Recognizes the Severity of Threats to the Electricity Grid Networks and the Urgency of Actions Needed to Assess, Plan, and Implement More Secure Networks
2015-08 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Effective Juvenile Justice Policy
2015-09 National Sheriffs’ Association Recognizes May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day and Supports the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Take 25 Initiative
2015-10 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Strengthening the Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution Act

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2014 Resolutions

2014-01 National Sheriffs’ Association Recognizes America’s Right To Vote For The Office Of Sheriff
2014-02 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Efforts To Reduce Instances Of Driving While Under The Influence Of Marijuana
2014-03 National Sheriffs’ Association Opposes Any Increase In Size Or Weight Of Large Trucks At All Levels Of Government
2014-04 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program
2014-05 National Sheriffs’ Association Leads Efforts To Treat Traffic Crash Victims As Victims Of Crime
2014-06 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports State Alarm Licensing
2014-07 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Alarm Industry Use Of The FIRSTNET Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
2014-08 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign
2014-09 National Sheriffs’ Association And The International Association Of Chiefs Of Police Support National Move Over Initiative
2014-10 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Early Childhood Programs As A Public Safety Investment
2014-11 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Efforts By The States To Reduce The Availability Of Methamphetamine Precursors
2014-12 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The radKIDS Personal Empowerment Safety Education Program

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2013 Resolutions

2013-01 National Sheriffs’ Association Acknowledges The Elected Office Of Sheriff As The Chief Local Law Enforcement Office Throughout Our Nation
2013-02 National Sheriffs’ Association Advocates For The Addition Of Animal Cruelty To The UCR And NIBRS
2013-03 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Mission Of The Treatment Advocacy Center
2013-04 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Unmanned Aircraft Systems In Support Of Law Enforcement
2013-05 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Tribal Information Sharing Working Group
2013-06 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Development Of A Next Generation 9-1-1 (Ng9-1-1) System
2013-07 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Development Of A Model “Wrong Way Driving” Response For Law Enforcement
2013-08 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports October As Crime Prevention Month And Supports Celebrate Safe Communities Initiative
2013-09 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Fusion Centers
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2012 Resolutions

2012-01 National Sheriffs’ Association Opposes Any Increase In Size Or Weight Of Large Trucks At All Levels Of Government
2012-02 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Blue Alert Initiative
2012-03 National Sheriffs’ Association Recognizes The Importance Of Helping At-Risk Children And Supports The National Alliance For Drug Endangered Children Initiative
2012-04 National Sheriffs’ Association Congratulates Neighborhood Watch On Forty Years Of Service Committed To Keeping Our Communities Safe
2012-05 National Sheriffs’ Association Urges Single Standardization By Federal Government For Jail Compliance Assessment Of Federal Inmates And Detainees
2012-06 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports & Recognizes The Contribution Of Pretrial Services Agencies To Enhance Public Safety
2012-07 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Veterans Treatment Courts And Justice For Vets – The National Clearinghouse For Veterans Treatment Courts
2012-08 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports And Encourages The Hiring Of Military Veterans In Law Enforcement Positions
2012-09 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports The Goals And Mission Of The Terrorist Screening Center (TSC)
2012-10 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Cybersecurity Best Practices And The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign
2012-11 National Sheriffs’ Association Opposes Attempts To Expand The Power Of The United States Forest Service Law Enforcement
2012-12 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Funding Of The Savin Program
2012-13 National Sheriffs’ Association Affirms Strong Support For The Office Of Community Oriented Policing Services
2012-14 National Sheriffs’ Association Supports Electric Vehicle Responder Safety Training Law Enforcement Course