About Us

Mission Statement

The New York State Trooper Foundation fosters a partnership between the private sector and the New York State Police for innovative and professional police service in the Empire State through initiatives focused on public safety education, special services for the public, special services for the police profession, police training, professional development, and police technology.

Legitimacy Statement

The New York State Trooper Foundation Inc. is a non-for-profit charitable corporation organized under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of New York State, exempt from federal taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). The Foundation is classified as a publicly supported charity under Section 509 (a)(1) of the IRC. As a public charity, the NYS Trooper Foundation is authorized by the Division of State Police to accept and solicit contributions for the benefit of the agency and its employees. The Foundation’s programs and services are funded completely by individuals, businesses, civic organizations, trade associations, and private foundations. All contributions to the NYS Trooper Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

General- The New York State Trooper Foundation is dedicated to helping our New York State Troopers better serve nog only you, but our communities as well. Your personal investment in the Foundation makes the difference- where governmental funding alone cannot satisfy training, technological, and program service needs. Your tax-deductible contribution to the Foundation helps ensure that our Troopers can keep helping for generations to come. Together we make it happen.

By forging a partnership between the State Police and the private sector, The NYS Trooper Foundation advances public safety education, police training, police technology, and special services to benefit both the public and the police profession.

Your tax dollars don’t pay for the programs and services. Your charitable donations do. Your tax-deductible donation to the NYS Trooper Foundation allows us to keep making a difference for you, our Troopers, and our communities.

Privacy Statement

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which New York State Trooper Foundation collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.nystf.org website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by New York State Trooper Foundation.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an order and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number.

Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.

We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

New York State Trooper Foundation collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes: 

  • To improve customer service
    Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To send periodic emails

The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. 

Changes to this privacy policy

New York State Trooper Foundation has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, post a notification on the main page of our Site,. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

New York State Trooper Foundation
3 Airport Park Blvd

Terms & Conditions

General Shipping Policy

Orders with items that are in stock are processed and shipped within 14 days of receipt of the order. If your order is placed by December 15th you are guaranteed to receive your order by the Christmas holiday.

The primary method of shipping is UPS Ground. Customer may incur additional charges to have the shipping address changed or if it is incorrect. We are not responsible for any charges due to customer error.

Return & Refund Policy

If you are not happy with your purchase, we will gladly accept returns within 10 business days from date of receipt of your order. All items returned must be in good, resalable condition. Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer

We will not issue a refund if the returned items are damaged, used, or altered in any manner.

Items cannot be returned after 10 business days from the receipt of the original order. Some items are NOT returnable, please contact us prior to initiating a return request.

If you receive items that are damaged or missing upon arrival within 10 business days from receipt, please contact us immediately. We will either replace the damaged items OR offer a refund of the merchandise amount at our discretion. Please do not return the damaged items before you have had a chance to contact us first.

Items purchased in the CLEARANCE section are final sale and cannot be returned.

If the item(s) received are a result of our error, please give us a call immediately.

Once your return is received, we will inspect the item(s) to make sure they are in good, resalable condition. A refund, less the shipping costs will be issued to your credit card (or original form of payment) within 3 to 5 business days after receipt and inspection of your return.