Sheriffs Grateful to President Trump and Congress for Permanent Reauthorization of Bulletproof Vest Funding

Friday, May 24, 2019

Alexandria, VA – The National Sheriffs’ Association President Sheriff John Layton (Marion County, IN) released the following statement concerning the President signing legislation that will permanently reauthorize the program that buys bulletproof vests for law enforcement.

“Our nation’s deputies and officers now have the permanent commitment of its government to ensure they have critical lifesaving equipment.  The President and Congress have come together to protect our men and women that put themselves in harm’s way every day. This is a landmark moment for law enforcement but more remains to be achieved and America’s sheriffs stand ready to assist.”

About National Sheriffs’ Association:

The National Sheriffs’ Association is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the U.S., representing more than 3,000 elected Sheriffs across the nation, and with a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among Sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of law enforcement, public safety, and criminal justice. Throughout its seventy-eight year history, NSA has also served as an information resource for all law enforcement, as well as State governments and the Federal government.