Note: In 2015, the Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association (MLPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with both of these nationally recongized organizations creating a partnership.
The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization (NLLEO) was established in 1991 to provide membership representation to the fullest. The NLLEO is quickly becoming the fastest growing Latino law enforcement organization with members ranging from local, state and federal law enforcement agencies across the country.
The NLLEO was created to provide members with promotional training, leadership training, mentor-ship, legal counsel for scope of duty incidents, and much more. The NLLEO is committed to provide an all inclusive professional organization with transparency and immediate communication.
Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association
"Honoring Service, Promoting Leadership and Protecting Our Community"
HAPCOA, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, established in 1973, is the oldest and largest association in the U.S. of Hispanic American command officers from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies at the municipal, county, state and federal levels.
With members in hundreds of agencies across the United States and Puerto Rico, many of whom are active in local chapters, HAPCOA is a national organization with a local presence.