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
The 2017 FOP Mini Convention is quickly approaching, March 20 – 23 Click Here for all the important details
(TRENTON) The New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police (NJFOP) Board of Directors approved the endorsement of Phil Murphy for Governor at its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. NJFOP President Robert W. Fox announced this endorsement on behalf of his 13,500 members and 150 local lodges. “We are proud
Legislation has been signed by the Governor that will allow public and non-public schools and county colleges to hire retired law enforcement officers on a part-time basis to provide security on school grounds was signed into law today by the governor. The bill (S86/A3629) had a bi-partisan sponsorship, including Senate
Public employers do not have a unilateral right to change the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with their workers merely by citing an economic crisis, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. Continue Reading….
The 2017 NJFOP Mini Convention will be held from Monday March 20, 2017 – Thursday March 23, 2017 at Bally’s hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ Monday: NJFOP Board of Directors Meeting at 12 Noon Tuesday – Thursday seminars begin at 9am. Below is the registration information for the
Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, today announced the organization’s endorsement of Mr. Donald J Trump for the office of President. “Obviously, this is an unusual election,” Canterbury said. “We have a candidate who declined to seek an endorsement and a candidate without any record as
An NJFOP-initiated bill that significantly boosts survivor benefits for children of State Police Officers and police and firefighters who die in the line of duty has been signed into law. The legislation, (S2061/A361), increases the percentage of final compensation or adjusted final compensation to 70 percent from 20 percent for