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Letter from the NASCPC Executive Director

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,

Greetings from the National Association of School and Campus Police Chiefs (NASCPC)!

We are thrilled to extend a warm welcome to you as we embark on an exciting journey filled with new content and professional opportunities. At the NASCPC, we take pride in serving dedicated professionals like yourself who play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of our schools, campuses, and, most importantly, our children.

Founded by our visionary Chairman & CEO, Frank Kitzerow, just before the challenging times of 2020, the NASCPC, like many organizations, faced setbacks due to the pandemic. However, we are excited to announce our resurgence and readiness to establish the NASCPC as the premier professional association for school and campus police chiefs, directors of safety & security, and individuals deeply committed to the safety of educational environments.

Our Mission for School Safety:

The National Association of School and Campus Police Chiefs (NASCPC) stands unwavering in its dedication to being a formidable ally for executives responsible for school safety. Serving as a valuable resource for school leaders, the NASCPC brings unique executive-level experiences to address complex challenges in diverse educational settings. Our commitment to advancing school safety is realized through training, advocacy, and education initiatives.

What the NASCPC Can Do:

The NASCPC serves as an invaluable resource for school districts and college campuses grappling with evolving issues related to targeted acts of violence, police reform, and the global pandemic. We collaborate across the educational spectrum to benefit students, educators, and staff.

NASCPC Team's Commitment:

Our team, comprised of school safety & security leaders, is committed to providing education & training, planning and research. From school district chiefs of police to safety & security directors, our experts are dedicated to our mission and values. The NASCPC is not only a resolute and powerful ally but also a valuable resource for school and campus leaders, offering unique executive-level experiences to tackle challenges in diverse educational settings.

We invite you to join our growing organization of school safety and security professionals. Take a few moments to explore the wealth of offerings the NASCPC provides, and consider becoming a member at

Still have questions or want to learn more? Please don't hesitate to reach out to me directly or connect with Frank. If you're eager to contribute more, I encourage you to explore opportunities to serve on our board of directors or advisory board as we continue to expand our organization.

At the NASCPC, we are steadfast in our commitment to shaping the future of school and campus policing.

Warm regards,

John Shanks, Executive Director, National Association of School & Campus Police Chiefs | 202-253-4516 |


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