S2201 – Establishes criminal penalties for unlawful control over weapons of any law enforcement officer and interference with equipment or duties of law enforcement officers and emergency services personnel. 03/08/2018 Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee S2245 – Prohibits possession of ammunition capable of penetrating body
Today was a great day for NJ FOP!!! You may recall that one of our Camden County Metro brothers was shot in the line of duty on November 1, 2017 in the City of Camden. Officer Patrick O’Hanlon survived that shooting and was able to disarm and subdue assailant, 19-year
(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
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
- The following bills had action recently
- Surviving Officer shot in Camden receives visit from FOP Pres and call from Gov-elect!
- NJFOP awards Member of the Year and Lodge of the Year!
- Newark Mayor jeopardizes police and fire unions’ healthcare!
- NJFOP-initiated bill that expands the list of retired officers who can handguns becomes Law!