Welcome To NAPED 

Our Mission

The National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) was founded over 30 years ago to bring together law enforcement distributors, industry professionals and manufacturers for the purpose of mutually sharing information, market experience, resources and product knowledge within its membership. Today, NAPED continues to build on its success of providing members with a forum to establish and grow profitable relationships. NAPED members now include distributors and manufacturers for the law enforcement, public safety, military equipment communities, industry professionals, media and marketing partners, manufacturer's representation companies and consultants. NAPED is the respected resource for small to large companies in a diverse marketplace within our changing world.



Start enjoying all the benefits and accelerate your business to new levels. NAPED offers two levels of membership. General Members include brick and mortar and online dealers and distributors from the law enforcement, public safety and military markets. Associate Members include vendors, service providers, industry professionals, media and marketing professionals.

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 NAPED Benefits

The primary goal of NAPED is to help its Members expand their markets and increase their profitability. To the end, membership in NAPED offers the following benefits.