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    Bellingham Police Guild Supports Construction of New Jail
    Bellingham Police Guild
    Funeral Services for Texas Tech PD Officer Floyd East Jr.
    El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Body of Texas Tech officer killed returns to El Paso
    El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    NJLECOA Life Insurance Proposal
    New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    SMPOA Endorses Amy Stanfield for Place 3 San Marcos City Council
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    Funeral Services for Retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras
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    Bellingham Police Guild Supports Construction of New Jail
    10/21/17 - Bellingham Police Guild
    The Bellingham Police Guild supports the construction of a new Whatcom County Jail facility to replace the failing and outdated structure.  Our primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of the citizens of Bellingham and Whatcom County.
    Funeral Services for Texas Tech PD Officer Floyd East Jr.
    10/17/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the famiy, colleagues and friends of Officer Floyd East Jr., #635 of the Texas Tech Police Department, who died in the line of duty at the age of 48, after being shot on Monday, October 9, 2017.
    Body of Texas Tech officer killed returns to El Paso
    10/16/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The body of the Texas Tech police officer killed returns home to El Paso Saturday.  Police say 19-year-old student Hollis Daniels shot and killed Floyd East Jr. in Lubbock earlier this month during an attempted arrest.
    NJLECOA Life Insurance Proposal
    10/14/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    The Executive Board is proud to be able to give back to our members and have been working diligently to obtain a life insurance policy at no additional cost to the member. The proposed policy is a $20,000 benefit with a double indemnity clause for accidental death raising the benefit to $40,000.
    SMPOA Endorses Amy Stanfield for Place 3 San Marcos City Council
    10/13/17 - San Marcos Police Officers' Association
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras
    10/13/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras #732 who passed away on October 7, 2017 at the age of 63.   (Ret.) Detective Contreras served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 22+ years.
    Texas Student Charged With Murder In Campus Officer's Death
    10/11/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said. In an affidavit released Tuesday, Det.
    Ohio FOP Endorses State Issue 1
    10/10/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
    COLUMBUS - The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed State Issue 1, the equal rights for crime victims constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law.
    Welcome to the Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police Website
    10/07/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
    Welcome to the Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police website!   The Little Rock FOP does not conduct telephone solicitation for donations, but we would gladly accept your donation.  You can donate by clicking the "Donate Now" button on the left-hand column of this website.  There you can make a donation via credit/debit card or via PayPal.
    El Paso Police Accepting Applications for Police Trainee
    10/05/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Departement continues to accept applications for the position of Police Trainee.  The filing period opened on July 6 and will close on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  This recruitment is for police trainees for the 123rd Police Academy Class, scheduled to begin in February 0f 2018. The El Paso Police Department currently has 1051 sworn police officers.
    DSABC Ofifce Location
    10/02/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
    The DSABC Office has moved to a new location.  It is no longer attached to a business center and it is now in a stand alone retired fire house.  It comes with its own large back yard and is the perfect office space that can also be utilized for functions.  Thank You to Deputies' Devon Tutor and Justin Silva for assisting our staff with the move.
    2017 Halloween Bash
    10/02/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
    Join DSABC for this years Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  This event will take place at the new office on 1539 E. Sandalwood Lane.  Bring your friends and family to our haunted house and join us for games and activities, face painting, food, fun and drinks.  View flyer for more information.
    Dozens killed, hundreds injured by gunman on Las Vegas Strip
    10/02/17 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    An evening of country music fun and celebration turned into the nation's deadliest mass shooting on Sunday night, October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. At least 58 people were killed with another 500+ injured when a gunman opened fire using one or more automatic weapons from his 32nd floor hotel room at the Mandaley Bay Resort on the famed Las Vegas Strip.
    At Least 50 Killed As Gunman Opens Fire At Las Vegas Concert
    10/02/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    At Least 50 Killed As Gunman Opens Fire At Las Vegas Concert A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
    Statement about the Anthem Protests
    09/30/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    El Paso, Texas police associations endorse Fenenbock for Congress
    09/29/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association and the Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas have endorsed Dori Fenenbock for Congress. Fenenbock, 49, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 16th Congressional District.
    Police: Gunman Kills 1, Injures 7 At Tennessee Church
    09/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants.  At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.  An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in the struggle before he was arrested, police said.  No motive was immediately determined.
    Gov Christie 200 Million Dollar Drug Initiative
    09/22/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    Narcan. The New Jersey Department of Corrections is allocating $1.2 million to train DOC custody staff on the administration of Narcan and provide each staff member with a dose to carry on their person in case of an inmate emergency. The funding also will provide one Narcan dose to each inmate being released, estimated to be about 10,000 each year. Since April 2014, there have been more than 32,000 deployments of Narcan by law enforcement and EMS agencies throughout New Jersey including more than 9,500 deployments for 2017 thus far.  
    El Paso police, firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey flood-ravaged Houston region
    09/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    El Pasoans deployed to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts said they found a welcoming spirit amid the destruction caused by floods in the Houston region. An El Paso Fire Department rescue boat evacuated people in flooded neighborhoods while El Paso law enforcement officers backed up Houston police. “What stands out is the devastation of all the homes," said Lt.
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective John Seelig
    09/14/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective John D. Seelig #72 who passed away on September 12, 2017 at the age of 71.   (Ret.) Detective Seelig served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 20+ years.  He joined the El Paso Police Department in December of 1968 and retired on July 14, 1989.
    Felon Who Killed NM Officer In 2016 Sentenced To Life Without Parole
    09/12/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A fugitive who fatally shot a New Mexico officer during a 2016 traffic stop was sentenced to life without parole Thursday. Jesse Hanes took a plea deal in May and pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the death of Officer Jose Chavez, KOB News reported. Hanes and passenger James Nelson were wanted for a fatal shooting in Ohio when they were pulled over by Chavez in August of 2016.
    Wayzata Officer William Mathews
    09/12/17 - South Metro MN Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14
    Thank you everyone who has shown their support for Officer Mathews family and friends over the last few weeks. A big thank you for everyone who was able to make it to the funeral. There was a strong police support from all around Minnesota and I am sure I am not alone when I say I am proud to be apart of this tight knit police family. For those of you still looking to donate to the Officer Mathews Memorial Fund can contribute to an account set up at the Wells Fargo located in Wayzata. Officer Bill Mathews Memorial Fund Wells Fargo – Wayzata 900 Wayzata Blvd. E. Wayzata, MN 55391
    September 2017 BOD Meeting Cancelled
    09/11/17 - KCPOG
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    KCPOG Files Unfair Labor Practice
    09/10/17 - KCPOG
    The King County Police Officers Guild filed an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) complaint with the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) after King County and the King County Sheriff's Office failed to negotiate with the Guild over changes in the promotional process for Sergeant.
    Supervisor Hire Back
    09/08/17 - FOP Tulsa Lodge 93
    LIVE NOW!!!   Just posted the following on the iNET   Extra Duty Supervisor Hireback as a Beat Officer Pursuant to the MOU reference to the temporary transfer of duty assignments the hireback system has a new signup area allowing supervisors (Sergeants  & Corporals) to be hired as a beat officer.
    FOP FOUNDATION
    09/06/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    Would you like to contribute to the victims of Hurricans, Storms and other Disasters? These funds go to Law Enforcement officers. Here is an easy way to contribute The number is: Text: 615-640-1317 Put amount in comment block and complete the sign in. You will receive an email receipt. The FOP Foundation is a 501 C3 Charitable organization. Donations are tax deductible. Please Share.
    Contract Ratification Information
    09/05/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    Attention Members:    The Association will hold a ratification vote for the two proposed contracts for the Police Officer bargaining unit (which includes PPO's and Recruits) and the Sergeants bargaining unit on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Association Hall.
    2017 Labor Day
    09/04/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
    Today is Labor Day.  Almost every full time sworn law enforcement officer in Ohio is a member of a union.  However, many of our members have never worked in law enforcement before collective bargaining existed in Ohio.  This includes myself. We do not really talk about the history of the FOP as much as we should, we should talk more about those who came before us.
    El Paso Police Wives help first responders in Houston area
    09/01/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) —  With several of El Paso’s first responders in the Houston area, they’re also in need of supplies. The El Paso Police Wives Association is asking for your help. They’re collecting donations to help local first responders who are in the middle of the relief efforts. "What can we do to support them.
    UPDATE: El Paso Police assigned to NRG Center mega-shelter
    08/30/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The massive facility was opened Tuesday night and can house up to 10,000 evacuees, according to Houston media. As many as 1,030 people had arrived there as of early Wednesday morning.   The department sent 31 officers, four sergeants and one lieutenant more than 500 miles to support the local law enforcement in Houston.
    Breakdown of El Paso's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
    08/30/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective Edmundo Camacho
    08/27/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Edmundo B. Camacho #227 who passed away on August 24, 2017 at the age of 75.     (Ret.) Detective Camacho served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 26+ years.  He joined the El Paso Police Department in December of 1969 and retired on March 2, 1996.
    2017 Ride to Remember
    08/26/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
    Come join us on Saturday September 30, 2017 for the Second Annual Ride to Remember. This ride was organized in 2016 to honor the ten year memory of Manchester Officer Michael Briggs who made the ultimate sacrifice October 17, 2006. The ride also honored the forty year memory of Manchester Officer Ralph Miller who made the ultimate sacrifice on October 2, 1976.
    Police Pension and Retirement Summit
    08/23/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages members and their families to attend the El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund Pension and Retirement Summit.  The program will take place on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM and will be held at the EPMPOA Memorial Hall, 3601 Rutherglen St.
    2017-2018 PMSA Scholarship Recipients
    08/22/17 - LVPMSA
    Congratulations to the 2017/2018 PMSA Charitable Scholarship recipients! We received some incredible applicant submissions and are truly inspired by the talented children of our members! We are honored to announce the winners, as follows: 1. Samuel O’Brien, son of Sergeant Chris O’Brien - $2,500 award: 2.
    NAPSO Member Named to CWA'S National Civil Rights Committee
    08/10/17 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    On August 8, 2017, NAPSO member Sgt. Kirk Moore of the Henderson Police Department was named to the National Civil Rights & Equity Committee of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).  CWA, which held its bi-annual convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 7-9, 2017, is NAPSO'S parent international Union. We congratulate Sgt.
    "Battle of the Badges" Blood Drive - This Weekend!
    08/10/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is gearing up for the 8th Annual "Battle of the Badges" Law Enforcement Blood Drive Competition and we need your help!  The "Battle of the Badges" is a way to increase summer blood donations by creating a competition between departments who share in the commitment to help the community.
    Donation of Discretionary Funds for Fallen Officers Memorial Stands
    08/08/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    City Council Tuesday voted down an agenda item that would ask the El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association to return a $10,000 donation by former District 4 City Representative Carl Robinson. Robinson, who could not run for re-election because he was termed-out, donated the $10,000, allocated from his office's discretionary funds, to the police union shortly before he left office.
    Man tried hitting motorcycle police during pursuit, resisted arrest, officials said
    08/04/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    One man was hospitalized for injuries he allegedly sustained while resisting arrest after a police pursuit, officials said Thursday morning. The man, who has not been identified, was allegedly speeding on Interstate 10 westbound near Artcraft Road, El Paso Police Department spokesman Sgt. Enrique Carrillo said.
    SLPOA General Membership Meeting
    07/31/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    Attention all active and retired SLPOA members: Due to the National FOP Convention taking place the last week of August, the Executive Board and the General Membership meetings for the month of August will be moved up to Wednesday, August 23rd rather than the 30th.
    NAPSO'S Las Vegas Law Firm Merges with National Powerhouse
    07/31/17 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    NAPSO is proud to announce that its Las Vegas backup law firm of Morris Polich & Purdy has merged with the national powerhouse firm of Clark Hill.  Senior partner Nick Wieczorek will continue to be the managing partner of the firm and his staff will continue to handle selected civil and administrative cases involving NAPSO'S members and Associations.
    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Posts 2017 Mid-Year Fatalities Report
    07/31/17 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective Robert Aumen
    07/31/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Robert S. Aumen #29. who passed away on July 26, 2017 at the age of 93.     (Ret.) Detective Aumen served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 28+ years.  He joined the El Paso Police Department in January of 1946 and retired on April 21, 1974.
    New District 8 City Rep. Cissy Lizarraga Sworn In
    07/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    It took a runoff to settle the "Special Election" for City Council Representative of District #8, but in the end Cecilia "Cissy" Lizarraga prevailed.  On July 15, 2017, Cissy Lizarraga defeated her opponent, Robert Cormell by a 55 to 44% margin and replaced Cortney Niland who resigned amid personal problems.  Mrs.
    New cops hard to find; city struggles with shortage
    07/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Department has just over 1,046 officers, which may seem like a healthy number and raise doubts about talk of an officer shortage in the nation’s safest big city. But at the Westside Regional Command Center’s noon shift briefing last Thursday, Sgt. Alan Romaner kicked things off with a three-officer crew that would be working until 10 p.m.
    Relief is around the Corner
    07/20/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
      Last Friday, a class of 30 Cadets (2017-Delta) graduated and are now training on the job.  Last Monday, a class of 32 cadets (2017-Echo) started and we are expecting approximately 30 more cadets for 2017-Fox-Trot in just over a week on July 31, 2017. That’s approximately 90 new officers by October 5, 2017.
    Don’t let the media or politicians misrepresent the asset forfeiture program
    07/20/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, called on FOP members to speak out in local media in support of yesterday’s announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III that the Federal asset forfeiture program would be restored and expanded.
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