Message from the President - Chief John Nesky

Dear Fellow Maryland Law Enforcement Executives

As I assume the Presidency for the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association I would first like to thank Retired Chief Hank Stawinski for his tireless efforts to support our Association and our profession. Chief Stawinski left behind big shoes to fill, but with a solid Executive Board behind me, we are up to the task. I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead such a fine group of Police Executives.

Law Enforcement is currently in unchartered waters.  Between a pandemic, social unrest, anti-police narratives, and calls for defunding, it is vital that as an Association we remain engaged with our officers, communities, elected officials, and each other.  It is our mission and duty to defend the integrity of our profession and to ensure that our officers have the tools needed to do their jobs effectively and safely. Every single member plays an important role in this mission.  It is vital that you become involved in whatever capacity possible.  Whether you join a committee, testify in Annapolis, or are just an active voice in meetings, your voice matters.  Together we will emerge from these challenges stronger and more prepared to lead our profession into the future. 

Stay Safe,               


John K. Nesky
President, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association