NJ STATE FOP 2015 Mini Convention March 23 to 26, 2015 State Lodge Meeting – Monday, March 23, 2015 from 12:00 – 4: 00 PM March 24-26, 2015 Labor Convention Convenes (Registration begins immediately after the Board Meeting and resumes at 8:00 AM, March 24, 2015) Bally’s Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, [...]
Posted on 06 January 2015.
****** NEW LOCATION DUE TO THE COLD WEATHER ****** Performing Art Center at the Neptune Twp High School on Neptune Blvd in Neptune Township, NJ 07753. On January 9th, 2015, partnering organizations in support of law enforcement officers nationwide will promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.). In light of recent negativity directed toward [...]
Posted on 05 January 2015.
New Jersey Fraternal of Order President Robert W. Fox is calling for legislation to provide tinted windows in all newly purchased or leased law enforcement marked cars. In light of the current environment, this initiative would add a new piece of police equipment to protect our officers. The legislation would be named the Santiago Ramos [...]
Posted on 21 December 2014.
Brothers and Sisters, Our prayers go out to the families of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. These two brothers, like all of us, put their lives on the line for the safety of citizens. Unfortunately, the growing hatred of our colleagues puts all of us in unnecessary harms way. Today is a tragic [...]
Posted on 28 October 2014.
Brothers and Sisters, Today the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee unanimously approved S-2318, sponsored by Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Senator Joseph Kyrillos. This bill limits certain unused sick leave pay and vacation leave to be carried forward for school and local employees. “While the NJFOP opposed this legislation, we worked very hard to protect [...]
Two key legislative issues faced the FOP as the 2014 Legislative Session headed to a finish in December 2014. One is the issue of mandating that law enforcement officers be required to wear body cameras. The other is the matter of prohibiting the posting, publishing on the internet, or disclosing certain information regarding law enforcement [...]