Press Releases

Date Title
06/27/18 SUPREME COURT RULING WILL FORCE UNIONS TO PROVIDE FREE SERVICES TO NON-MEMBERS
06/08/18 FOP National President welcomes news of Project Safe Neighborhood being reauthorized
05/16/18 FOP National President claims victory in The House of Representatives, the "Protect and Serve Act" Passes!
05/09/18 FOP National President announces support for H.R. 5698, the "Protect and Serve Act"
05/08/18 FOP National President applauds new legislation imposing Federal penalties for deliberately targeting law enforcement
03/27/18 FOP National President thanks bipartisan Senators for COPS Office reauthorization through 2023
03/23/18 FOP National President claims legislative victory with the final draft omnibus spending bill
03/23/18 FOP National President claims victory with the final draft omnibus spending bill, greater funding and  legislation
03/15/18 FOP National President statement on new Crime Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center
02/21/18 FOP National President statement on continued attacks on law enforcement
02/12/18 FOP National President's statement on recent attacks on law enforcement
01/26/18 FOP National President's statement on Senator Gardner's hold on DOJ nominees
01/22/18 FOP National President and International Association of Fire Fighters, join statement on new public safety legislation 
01/11/18 FOP National President's statement on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Month
01/10/18 FOP backed Mental Health and Wellness bill becomes law! 
01/09/18 Take time to thank a cop, It's National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day!!
01/04/18 National President Canterbury applauds revocation of the Cole Memo
01/02/18 National President Canterbury reviews statistics on attacks on police, renews calls to action on hate crime legislation
12/22/17 Police mental health bill poised to become law
12/18/17 FOP declares victory in the tax bill
12/04/17 Washington Watch: end of the year legislative round-up
11/28/17 Statement from FOP National President on the house passage of H.R. 2228, the "Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act"
11/06/17 Statement from FOP National President on the heartbreaking events in Sutherland Springs, Texas & reminder about LEOSA legislation
10/27/17 Statement from FOP National President on the Senate budget regarding retirement benefits 
10/12/17 Statement from FOP National President on the House Committee on judiciary favorably reporting the "Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act."
09/13/17 Statement from FOP National President on the Pascrell (D-NJ) / Reichert (R- WA) amendment, saving COPS Hiring Program.
09/8/17 Statement from FOP National President on the Senate passage of "Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act"
08/28/17 Statement from FOP National President on AG Sessions' announcement of a new Executive Order on equipment access
08/03/17 Statement from FOP National President on Senator Cornyn's border security legislation
07/26/17 FOP National President Praises AG Sessions' leadership on the task force on crime reduction and public safety
07/20/17 Call to Action regarding AG Sessions announcement on asset forfeiture
07/19/17 FOP Joins AG Sessions for asset forfeiture announcement
04/25/17 Letter of support for S. 904, the "Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act."
04/25/17 Chuck Canterbury welcomed the introduction of S_ 915, the "Social Security Fairness Act," in the United States Senate
04/25/17 Letter in strong support for S. 915, the "Social Security Fairness Act"
02/01/17 FOP Applauds Committee Vote on Sessions
01/25/17 FOP Welcomes Action on Sanctuary Cities
01/17/17 Leading Law Enforcement Organizations Release National Consensus Policy on Use of Force
01/07/17 National FOP President to Testify in Support of Sessions
12/20/16 Fake News Strikes FOP: False Stories About the FOP's Agenda Pop Up in "News" Stories
11/30/16 FOP Hails Chao Pick for Transportation
11/30/16 PSOB Reform Legislation Passes Senate
11/18/16 Fraternal Order of Police: Sessions Excellent Pick for Attorney General
11/09/16 Fraternal Order of Police Congratulates President-Elect Trump!
10/26/16 FOP Members: Tell Your WEP Story to Congress!
09/16/16 Fraternal Order of Police Endorses Trump!
08/19/16 National FOP: NC Lodge Can't Endorse
08/11/16 FOP: Still the Nation's Number One Voice of Law Enforcement
07/27/16 NFOP Applauds Dismissal of Charges Against Baltimore Officers and Calls for State Attorney Mosby's Day in Court
07/20/16 IACP-FOP Call for an Extension of All Law Enforcement Officers to Wear Mourning Bands in Memory of the Fallen Officers in Baton Rouge
07/18/16 NFOP Praises Outcome of Lt. Rice's Trial
07/17/16 Statement of Fraternal Order of Police National President Chuck Canterbury on Murder of Officers in Baton Rouge
07/12/16 Active Shooter Bill Poised to Become Law!
07/08/16 FOP-IACP Call for All Law Enforcement Officers to Wear Mourning Band in Memory of the Fallen Officers in Dallas
07/08/16 FOP: Hate-Fueled Violence Kills 5 in Dallas — Statement from FOP National President Chuck Canterbury
07/08/16 FOP: Justice Needs to Investigate Dallas Shootings As a Hate Crime
06/23/16 NFOP Praises Outcome of Officer Goodson Trial
06/16/16 FOP Prevails on Equipment Programs Amendment
06/13/16 Terror in Orlando
06/09/16 PSOB Reform Bill Clears Senate Committee
05/23/16 NFOP Praises Outcome of Officer Nero Trial
05/20/16 FOP Top Priority Introduced in the Senate: Law Enforcement Officers' Equity Act
05/20/16 COPS Expansion Bill Passes the Senate!
05/20/16 Vest Grant and Fallen Heroes Flag Bills Signed Into Law
05/15/16 Deputy Attorney General Joins FOP in Salute to Fallen Heroes
05/12/16 Vest and Flag Bills on Their Way to the President
05/10/16 Vest Bill Poised to Become Law!
04/20/16 Senate Clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act
04/20/16 Vest Bill Passes House Committee!
04/07/16 FOP National President Praises the Introduction of Legislation to Honor Fallen Heroes
03/18/16 Congress Answers FOP's Call: Bill to Expand Hate Crimes Law for Police Introduced in the House
03/14/16 NFOP Condemns Murder of Police Officer
02/22/16 FOP-IACP Statement on Use of Force Standards
02/10/16 FOP Prevails on 9/11 Memorial Bill

 

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