Napa Police Historical Society

Highlight of the month

April 2016

Then and Now

This section will have great stories.  Come back soon.



Our Purpose

Honor those who have sacrificed their time and efforts by remembering the past

January 2016

Celebrating 10 Years of the NPHS

Photo Gallery

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Visit our photo gallery for a sampling of our vast photographic archive.


Become a member of the Napa Police Historical Society by signing up. Donate items to the NPHS to help build our collection.  All membership fees and donations are tax deductible.

​Motor Cop 

Officer John Claussen, astride a Harley, circa 1945. Claussen went on to be elected Sheriff of Napa County.

The Napa Police Historic Society (NPHS) was formed in 2006 as a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and display historic artifacts, honor present & former NPD employees, and educate the public about the unique history of the Napa Police Department.  

July 2016

International Police Museum Conference Update