The mission of the North Dakota Peace Officers Association shall reflect a positive image of Law Enforcement Practitioners, in order to assist them in providing safety, security and protection of the rights of individuals, regardless of race, creed, religion, gender or national origin.  The Association will provide an environment which promotes and recognizes high standards of ethics, integrity and confidence in the Law Enforcement Community.  This environment will also strengthen the membership through fraternalization, fellowship, preservation of the heritage of Law Enforcement, family relationships and the memory of those officers who have fallen or passed away. Creation of a united voice for Law Enforcement Professionals and the public, to provide a forum for issues and concerns in common.  A primary commitment of the Association is to provide visionary training and educational opportunities.  The results of this mission, will be realized through the improvement of, and service to, our members and more effective, efficient service to all.