Brothers and Sisters,
Today FOP Lodge 49 endorsed Mike Coffman for Aurora Mayor, We beileve his long-standing dedication to law enforcement and his commitment to promoting public safety will lead Aurora into the future.
Dear FOP Members,
Starting in August, Medicare-eligible Retirees of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and their spouses can enroll in an Aetna® Medicare Advantage PPO plan.
Retired police officers have unique needs from years of hard work and challenging conditions.
Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers' Comp Bill Passes Senate and Sent to Governer. He is expected to sign the bill in the upcoming days.
Today, 04/19/17 the Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers Comp bill (HB 17-1229) passed the full Colorado Senate unamended on 3rd and final reading.
Let's put one thing to bed. It would be wise for the media and some politicians to understand the governing constitutional decision and standard for "Stop and Frisk" (Terry stop). Stop and frisk (Terry stop) is based on reasonable suspicion and is completely constitutional under the landmark 8 to 1 SCOTUS decision Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968). Also reference unanimous SCOTUS decision Arizona v. Johnson, 555 U.S. 323 (2009).
Let's put one thing to bed. It would be wise for the media and some politicians to understand the governing constitutional decision and standard for "Stop and Frisk" (Terry stop).
SUICIDE - Law Enforcement's Silent Killer. PTSD related suicides by officers are clearly on the rise and the anecdotal research indicates that officer suicides outnumber officers killed in the line of duty by 3 to 1. That means that officers are 3 times more likely to be killed by their own hand than by a criminal suspect.
The Thin Blue Line is a symbol used by law enforcement, originating in the United Kingdom but now prevalent in the United States and Canada to commemorate fallen law enforcement officers and to symbolize the relationship of law enforcement in the community as the protectors of fellow civilians from criminal elements. It is an analogy to the term Thin Red Line.
Re-Print Author: James M. Baranowski – Article published online January 17, 2014 in “Police Magazine”
The law is not as cut-and-dried as you think. And much of what you hear about it is wrong. Having served in the Marine Corps, I am familiar with the perils of scuttlebutt, an old Navy term for water cooler talk that now means rumors and gossip.
The FOP Free College Benefit covers the cost of tuition, fees and books for participating degree programs at EGCC. This is possible through a combination of grants, employer reimbursements and scholarships.
Even if you are not eligible for financial aid, the FOP Free College Benefit has you covered. A scholarship will be applied to your outstanding balance for tuition, fees and books.
Eastern Gateway Community College is a public college, regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and governed by the Ohio Board of Higher Education as part of the University System of Ohio. Credits earned at EGCC are transferable to most other colleges and universities.
A college degree is your pathway to more opportunity and greater security!
Peace Office Training counts for up to 33 credits - over half of the Criminal Justice Degree! This benefit for members of the FOP can save you and your family members thousands of dollars. Read More... Download: FOP_New_Flyer_2page-1.pdf
Now available – Tuition Reimbursement Scholarships for eligible FOP members enrolled in a NFOPU school
"Education is key to the success of every FOP member's career and this program will provide a method of achieving their goals of obtaining higher education while performing their duties as law enforcement professionals. Read More...