The NLPOA Association was founded in 1972 by Sacramento Sheriff Deputy John Parraz and CHP Captain Vicente Calderon. Now the National Latino Peace Officers Association is a National Organization with chapters in numerous cities throughout the United States. All charitable donations and memberships are tax deductible. The Inland Empire Chapter is a 501(C)(3) Non Profit Public Charity Organization. You do not need to be Latino to join NLPOA. Just fill out our membership application and mail in your membership. Also, if you live outside the Inland Empire you can become a “member at large” with the NLPOA Inland Empire Chapter CA. For additional information visit our web site at

If you would like to become part of an active organization, and want to do something for your community, consider joining the NLPOA as we continue to assist young people achieve their dreams, build bonds between police and the neighborhoods throughout our diverse Inland Empire communities, and strive to ensure our law enforcement ranks reflect the communities we serve.

It does not matter the capacity in which you chose to serve, whether as a member, corporate sponsor, or both. Your partnership with the NLPOA and the giving of your time and resources is an investment in self, community and our great nation. We promise you that you will find the NLPOA experience to be both enjoyable and rewarding.