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Police say off-duty Border Patrol agent has died
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El Paso police officers running across Texas for kids
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Bryan Rychner Burnsville PD Farewell Open House
South Metro MN Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14
394 Fallen Officers Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil
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A Nation Mourns and Never Forgets – Police Week 2017
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General Membership Meeting
05/28/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Fellow Members:    As you know, there have been big changes in the leadership of our state and local governments, as well as within our own Department.  Chief O’Toole has been a welcomed change, and our relationship with the Mayor’s Office is developing.
Police say off-duty Border Patrol agent has died
05/22/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
An off-duty Border Patrol agent stabbed outside a far east El Paso bar has died, police said. Isaac Morales, 30, was leaving a bar early Saturday when he was confronted by 39-year-old Hisaias Justo Lopez, who is accused of stabbing Morales to death with a knife. KFOX 14 Update:  A GoFundMe account has been set up for the family of Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales.
El Paso police officers running across Texas for kids
05/22/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Some of El Paso's bravest are on an epic run across the state. These police officers are on an important mission for the Special Olympics. "The kids are counting on us to get there to Arlington. The games will not start until the torch gets there," said Jesus Hernandez.  Hernandez is an officer with the El Paso Police Department. He's also one of the runners.
Bryan Rychner Burnsville PD Farewell Open House
05/16/17 - South Metro MN Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14
After 14 years of dedicated service, please join us in wishing Bryan farewell! WHEN: TUESDAY, MAY 30 from 4:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. CHIEF GIESEKE TO SPEAK @ 5:30 P.M. WHERE: JC’s SPORTS BAR - 251 W.
394 Fallen Officers Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil
05/15/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial honored 394 officers who have died in the line of duty. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly spoke at the event and lead the crowd in the candle lighting. "We mourn these fallen officers. We cannot avoid this dark truth," Sessions said.
A Nation Mourns and Never Forgets – Police Week 2017
05/14/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
They are mothers and fathers. Husbands and wives. Sons and daughters. They are police, deputies, constables, troopers, special agents, chiefs, and sheriffs. They are our colleagues, protectors, and friends. But there is one word that fits them all....Hero! Not because of how they died, but because of how they lived.
New Badges for NJDOC
05/13/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
These are the new badges staff will be receiving. The Academy will be going to each institution to exchange the old badges with the new ones. The Major Badges will be exchanged for numbers in the 400 series. All new transfers and promotions must go to the Academy to be issued a badge.
State & Local Lodge Release Statements on Tragic Murder of Kirkersville Chief Disario
05/12/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
Ohio Fraternal Order of Police President Jay McDonald released the following statement today: "This morning Chief Steven Eric Disario responded to reports of an active gunman at a nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio and was shot by the suspect. He succumbed to the wounds at Licking Memorial Hospital.
FOP of Ohio Launches #MoveOver Campaign
05/11/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
Columbus, OH [5/10/17] – The Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (FOP) held a press conference today with State Representatives Tom Patton and Brigid Kelly who introduced a bill that would stiffen penalties for motorists who fail to move over for stopped traffic.
Funeral Services for Retired Officer George H. Garza
05/03/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Officer George H. Garza #822.  He passed away on May 3, 2017 at the young age of 56.     (Ret.) Officer Garza served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 29+ years, most of it spent working out of the Mission Valley Regional Command Center.
4th Annual EPMPOA Fallen Officers Memorial Run
05/01/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The 4th Annual EPMPOA Fallen Officers Memorial Run, this year sponsored by Tropical Smoothie Cafe, will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  There will be a 1 Mile walk, a 5K run and a 10K run. The race will start at 1513 N. Zaragoza Rd. For additional information, or to register, visit www.raceadventuresunlimited.com or contact Mike Coulter at (915) 274-5222.
Raffle to support NHDOC Officer's child
04/26/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
Signed Tom Brady Super Bowl LI Helmet Fundraiser Constantine Salce Constantine is the 9 year old son of Correctional Officer Dominic Salce and his wife Lu.  Constantine was born with the genetic disorder Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).  SMA is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement.
“Line of Duty” - written and performed by Jon Secada and Joel Someillan
04/26/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
SLPOA meeting Wednesday
04/25/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Members, The next General Membership meeting of the St. Louis Police Officers' Association is scheduled for this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7pm.  Acting Police Commissioner Lt Col O’Toole will address those in attendance.
Colorado Law Enforcement Social in DC During Police Week
04/24/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
If you are Colorado Law Enforcement and are planning on being in Washington DC during "National Police Week 2017".....You are all invited.
A Gift From Capt Buscio
04/23/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
FREE cardiovascular screening by Deborah Heart and Lung.
El Paso police shoot man during traffic stop
04/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
An El Paso police officer shot a man who allegedly took out a handgun during a traffic stop late Wednesday in the Northeast, a police spokesman said. The wounded man was taken to University Medical Center of El Paso. His condition was unknown. The shooting occurred soon after 11:40 p.m.
Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers' Comp Bill Passes Senate and Sent to Governor
04/19/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
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.  The bill is on its way to the Governor for signing. We are working with the Governor's office for a special signing.
"We Remember" Memorial Bicycle Trek Across Texas - In El Paso
04/19/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department along with the U.S. Border Patrol (El Paso Sector) will host the “We Remember” Memorial Bicycle Trek Across Texas on Thursday, April 20, 2017.   Everyone is invited to participate with the Trek Riders for a bicycle ride beginning at 1:30 PM at Bill Burnett Dr. and Gateway West Blvd. (located between Eastlake and Joe Battle in far east El Paso).
Indebted to Some Very Brave People
04/14/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
By Paul Kelly, President, San Jose POA In the past, I don’t remember a lot of “Good Samaritan” stories in which law enforcement officers were helped or saved by citizens doing the right thing. But I am happy and grateful to say this year seems to be different.
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04/14/17 - UE Local 222, CILU-CIPU
FOP's PTSD Workers Comp Bill Advances in Colorado Senate
04/13/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Yesterday, 04/12/17 the Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers Comp bill (HB 17-1229) passed the Senate Business, Labor & Technology Committee unamended.  The committee vote (6 yes and 1 no) was overwhelmingly in favor of moving this very important bill forward.
In reversal, El Paso officer to be on memorial
04/09/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The name of an El Paso police motorcycle officer killed while escorting a funeral will be added to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial next month after initially being excluded. Officer Adrian Arellano, 39, was killed when his police motorcycle was hit by a car while working off-duty escorting a funeral procession on March 18, 2015.
Report on National FOP Executive Board Meeting with President Trump
04/08/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 the National Executive Board was invited to meet with President Donald J Trump.  After the meeting was scheduled we learned that Vice President Spence and  Attorney General Sessions requested to be in the meeting with us as well.
April 2017 Gendarme
04/04/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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Texas deputy constable fatally shot; suspect at large
04/04/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A local law enforcement leader is dead after being shot behind the Baytown courthouse about 7 a.m. Monday, police said. The suspected shooter remains at large, leading to a lockdown in the area. Clint Greenwood, assistant chief deputy with the Harris County Precinct 3 Constable's Office, was arriving to work when someone opened fire on him.
SLPOA Endorsements - April 4th Election
04/03/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
SLPOA ENDORSEMENTS Proposition 1 – YES Proposition 2 – YES Proposition A – NO Proposition B – NO Proposition C – NO Mayor – Lyda Krewson Comptroller – Darlene Green Ald. Ward 5 – Tammika Hubbard Ald. Ward 7 – Jack Coatar Ald. Ward 11 – Sarah Wood Martin Ald. Ward 13 – Beth Murphy Ald.
Prop 1 and 2
03/31/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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Media Release
03/31/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
MEDIA RELEASE For Comments Contact: Jeff Roorda at 314.420.3861  St. Louis Police Officers Association Endorses Soccer Proposal  St. Louis, Missouri (March 31, 2017) – The St. Louis Police Officers Association (SLPOA) formally announced today their endorsement of Proposition 1 & 2 on Tuesday's ballot in St. Louis City.
We Are Ohio Applauds Mansfield For Opposing 'Right To Work'
03/28/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 22, 2017 WE ARE OHIO APPLAUDS MANSFIELD FOR OPPOSING 'RIGHT TO WORK' MANSFIELD, Ohio – Statewide pro-worker organization We Are Ohio applauded Mansfield City Council for unanimously approving a resolution opposing 'Right to Work’ on Tuesday.
Compromise Frees Passage of FOP's Bill to Cover Colorado Cops for PTSD
03/27/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
A bill that sailed through an initial vote in the House Friday would assure that PTSD is a condition that qualifies for worker’s compensation insurance. House Bill 1229 is aimed at but doesn’t specify police officers and other first responders. But it describes what usually only they do that could cause post traumatic stress disorder.
El Paso detective creates rescue for pets involved in animal-cruelty cases
03/23/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
At three years old, Kona has experienced enough pain to last a lifetime. The Shar-pei mix was found on the streets of Juarez, Mexico after being hit by a car. After losing the use of his two front legs, the dog had been dragging himself along so long that bone was exposed. His injuries were so far gone that a vet made the decision to amputate Kona's front legs.
2017 KCPOG Scholarship Program
03/23/17 - KCPOG
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EPMPOA & C.O.P.S. Announce Endorsements for May City Elections
03/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Greetings! What a couple of months we've had on the PAC committee!  This election cycle has kept us very busy with interviews and vetting candidates for the upcoming May Uniform Election.  The PAC Committee, in conjunction with the Coalition of Public Safety, held interviews on Friday March 3rd and Friday March 10th with several candidates seeking our endorsement.
CALL TO ACTION - PTSD Workers Comp Bill Committee Vote Tuesday Afternoon
03/19/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS TODAY TO URGE THEM TO SUPPORT COLORADO’S FIRST RESPONDERS.
Press Release - Prop A
03/16/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
MEDIA RELEASE For Comments Contact: Jeff Roorda at 314.420.3861 St. Louis Police Officers Association Opposes Misleading Ballot Initiative St. Louis, Missouri (March 13, 2017) – The St.
Senate OKs bills in response to Dallas police shootings
03/16/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Responding to the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers last July, the Texas Senate on Monday unanimously approved five pieces of legislation, including efforts to provide better bulletproof vests and give financial help to the families of officers killed on duty.
Family and friends remember El Paso police Officer David Ortiz
03/12/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
 For many who knew police Officer David Ortiz it's almost unbelievable a year has gone by since he died. For Ortiz's family the death is still fresh in their hearts.
Craig Hospital Welcome for Injured Wichita Officer
03/11/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
We are inviting all brothers and sisters in blue, and friends of law enforcement who can attend, to be at Craig to welcome and show support for Officer Brian Arterburn and his wife.
Going Home Farewell Send Off for Wounded Officer Kevin Holtry
03/07/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Please be at Craig Hospital tomorrow, March 8th at Noon, to help us send off Officer Kevin Holtry (Boise PD). Please drop by to wish him well as he returns to Boise to start the next chapter of his life. Please share! "He's a warrior," said Dr. Mark Johansen, the hospital's medical director.
2017 NHPA Golf Tournament & Annual Meeting June 19, 2017
03/06/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
Please join us on June 19, 2017 at the NHPA Golf Tournament & Annual Meeting at the beautiful Passaconaway Country Club in Litchfield NH. Registration at 7:00am with a shotgun start at 8:00am. Voting for the NHPA Board will be open from 7:00am to 12:00pm. Results will be announced during the Annual Meeting.
2017 NHPA President's Dinner June 23, 2017
03/06/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
Please join the NHPA Board of Directors as we honor our outgoing and incoming Presidents at our President's Dinner June 23, 2017 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the Alpine Club, 175 Putnam St., Manchester NH.
D.A.R.E. Softball Fundraiser June 3, 2017
03/06/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
March 2017 Gendarme
03/02/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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SLPOA Endorsements – March 7th 2017 Election
03/01/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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St. Patrick's Day Parade to Honor First Responders
03/01/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in St. Louis will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 and will be dedicated to the city of St. Louis’ First Responders. Leading the 48th annual parade will be parade founder and St. Louis Irish Consul Joseph McGlynn, Jr.
Allen: Police don’t want immigration duties
03/01/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen says his department isn’t interested in taking on federal immigration enforcement duties. That’s what he told about 100 people at last Wednesday’s Central Business Association luncheon.
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