POLICY STATEMENT: COVID-19 Vaccines The National FOP will take every step and use every available approach to protect our members and their rights as these issues develop. We are prepared to bring to bear all of our resources—legislative, legal and others—in this effort. It is the position of the National FOP that vaccinations work to […]
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the current heightened threat environment across the United States. This NTAS Bulletin replaces the current Bulletin, which was set to expire on November 11, 2021, at 2:00 pm. As of November 10, 2021, DHS is not aware of […]
The National FOP office in Nashville, Tennessee, has been closed due to an emergency building maintenance issue, but the office will reopen on Wednesday, 9/28, at 8 am CDT.
Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memorandum establishing new guidelines on the use of chokeholds, carotid restraints and “no knock” warrants. The memorandum directs the Department’s law enforcement components to prohibit the use of chokeholds and carotid restraints unless deadly force is authorized. This policy is completely consistent with the National Consensus […]
After months of engagement and countless conversations between the National FOP and leadership at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the implementation of recommendations on the use of monitors in civil settlement agreements and consent decrees. These 19 recommendations reflect the input and feedback the FOP provided to […]
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Past National President Richard A. “Dick” Boyd. We offer our most sincere condolences to his family and friends. We ask that you please keep his wife Lana and their children in your thoughts and prayers. Brother Boyd began his law enforcement […]
Brothers and Sisters, As COVID enters a new phase that is even further complicated with the surging Delta COVID variant, the arguments for and against mandates are shaping up to be a key element of this next phase of the immunization strategy. I am asked repeatedly for direction regarding this constantly evolving topic. Agencies Nationwide […]