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
New Jersey State FOP 34th Biennial Convention At The HYATT REGENCY CHESAPEAKE BAY RESORT Cambridge, Maryland will be taking place August 22, 2016 To August 26, 2016.
The 2016 Mini Convention is scheduled for March 21-24, 2016 and will take place at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City NJ. Our FOP Board of Directors will meet on Monday March 21st beginning at 12 noon in the Traymore Ball room on the 6th floor. Convention activities will
On Monday, November 9, Governor Chris Christie vetoed S-2783/A-4265, legislation that would have required municipalities, county governments, and regional divisions to establish residency requirements for police and firefighters. Both the New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police and the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey vehemently opposed these bills. NJFOP President
NJFOP President Bob Fox and NJFOP Executive Vice President Bob Gries attended the September 12 NY State FOP Cigar Night/Pig Roast. All proceeds from this event go to the NY State Survivors Aid Program. Here Fox and Gries join NY State President Mike Essig in front of the NY State
It is with the deepest regrets and sympathy that I report the loss of a New Jersey State Trooper Anthony Raspa. Raspa, 24, was on patrol with Trooper Gene Hong, 29, on Interstate 195 near mile marker 9 when their car hit a deer at about 12:48 a.m. Saturday. This
The Baltimore Police Department issued a nation wide warning to police departments today indicating they have developed “Credible Information” that gangs may have formed a partnership to ” take out ” Law Enforcement Officers. This type of information is not uncommon during times of civil unrest, but we remind all
- Newark Mayor jeopardizes police and fire unions’ healthcare!
- NJFOP-initiated bill that expands the list of retired officers who can handguns becomes Law!
- Summer, 2017 Legislative Report
- FOP President Fox speaks out against Gov. Christie’s conditional veto on our pension bill!
- Assemblyman Benson continues to work for fair compensation for public employees injured by inmates or detainees