When immigrants feel safe in their communities, we all are safer

“Local law enforcement is not trained or equipped to be the immigration enforcement arm of the federal government. Our priority mission is to build positive, productive relationships with the communities we serve.”

Co-Chair & Chief Mike Tupper, Marshalltown, IA


"No perfect, one-size-fits-all solution exists, but it is essential that policy makers listen to community, public safety, and educational leaders in border communities. These candid and diverse voices from impacted communities can help..."

Co-Chair & Chief Chad Kasmar, Tucson, AZ

"Leaders in public safety need to emphasize that our role in the lives of immigrant communities involves one of building trust, emphasizing communication and understanding between ourselves."

Chief Ramon Batista, Santa Monica, CA