(ROEBLING) NJFOP Board of Trustees awarded its Sergeant of Arms Kenneth Hawkins with NJFOP Member of the Year and New Jersey Lodge No. 46 Lodge of the Year! Congrats to both of them.
The first responders of New Jersey have been on the front lines for us all, always there to answer the call. Now another politician, this time the Mayor of Newark, has used his position to criticize and scapegoat those very same men and women who day in and day out
Governor Chris Christie has signed Assembly Bill No. 2690/Senate Bill No. 1944 that expands list of Retired Law Enforcement Officers Eligible to Carry Handguns. This NJFOP-initiated law expands the eligible list to include: State Park Police Officers; Special Agents of the Division of Taxation; Human Services Police Officers; New Jersey
FOP LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FOR JULY3, 2017 FOP LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FOR JULY 3, 2017: EYE ON TRENTON The New Jersey State Legislature broke for the Summer at the end of June (other than remaining in Trenton to deal with the unresolved State Budget) with several accomplishments for the New Jersey State
Despite the overwhelming and bipartisan support in both the Assembly and the Senate, Governor Christie issued a conditional veto to our legislation offering members of the PFRS the opportunity to make decisions on how our retirement savings are managed. More specifically, he called for a restructured Board of Trustees and
TRENTON) -Last month, we reported that an FOP-initiated piece of legislation (S596/A3422) that would allow certain public employees continue to receive fair compensation after being forced out of work because of injuries resulting from being attacked while supervising inmates or detainees had advanced to the Governor’s desk. This week Governor
NEW JERSEY STATE LODGE NJFOP Recording Secretary and Legislative Chairman James E. Ford has sent a letter to the NJ Attorney General recommending revisions to the newly-enacted bail reform law. Following are three points, among a few more, recommended in the letter: First and foremost, high risk accused offenders should
By Peter Guzzo PHD The New Jersey State Legislature ended the year 2016 with several accomplishments for the New Jersey State FOP but also with several pieces of FOP priority legislation still pending. In 2017 the FOP will be working to move its priorities before the Legislature adjourns at the