National Legislative Services and Security Association


2021 NLSSA Training Conference

NLSSA hosts the only national training event designed exclusively for legislative staff who work in the areas of security, administrative services and tourism management. The 2021 NLSSA Annual Training Conference will be held Aug. 23-27, 2021, in Helena, Mont. Learn new approaches, share ideas and network with your peers from other states.


Legislative Staff Trivia Night

Join fellow legislative staffers from across the country for Trivia Night on Thursday, June 17th at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT/6 p.m. MT/5 p.m. PT. This event is hosted by NCSL's executive director Tim Storey and the inimitable podcaster and history professor Ben Sawyer.

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National Legislative Services & Security Association (NLSSA)



About NLSSA 

The purpose of NLSSA is to improve the coordination, cooperation and communication among individuals serving state legislatures as sergeants at arms, security offices and law enforcement officers.


Capitol Security

Members of the NLSSA play a vital role in ensuring the security of the nation's state capitols. In this video, members discuss the role they play in keeping legislators, staff and visitors safe.


Coronavirus Resources for Legislative Staff

Covering a range of policy areas including continuity of government and elections, our new comprehensive NCSL Coronavirus Resources webpage is updated daily. In addition to updates on state actions, there are distance learning opportunities such as webinars and podcasts. And be sure to check the Comms Shop for LINCS-specific resources.