The Fraternal Order of Police Associate is a civilian member of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
Associate members are friends and families of law enforcement Officers, responsible and respected
business persons, professional men and women, and citizens from all walks of life—people willing to
devote a portion of their time and efforts toward assisting the various law enforcement agencies of our
communities, states and nation.
Some benefits of being an Associate Member of the FOP include the following:
- National Fraternalism with our law enforcement family
- Professional membership cards, decals and emblems which are recognized nationally
- Discount programs to many stores, hotels and other area attractions
But first and foremost you will be a member of the largest police organization in the United States with
over 330,000 law enforcement officers supporting police officer’s rights and contributing to welfare of
law enforcement and the public both legislatively and charitably.
If you are not a Law Enforcement Officer, are at least 18 years old, and are sponsored by an Active
Member who is in "Good Standing" with the Fraternal Order of Police, you may be eligible for Associate
Membership in NY FOP Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911.
|Any full-time, sworn law enforcement officer with arrest powers who is employed by a
government entity may become an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
|The term "Active Member" in the Fraternal Order of Police refers to a "Law Enforcement Officer"
either actively employed or retired.
|Each local lodge has its own requirements regarding membership
for retired law enforcement officers.
|New York Fraternal Order of Police
|Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911
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|New York Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 911, PO Box 259, Massapequa, NY 11758
|Constitution and By-Laws of the Fraternal Order of Police - Article 4 (Membership)
Section 1. Any regularly appointed or elected and full-time employed law enforcement officer of the
United States, any state or political subdivision thereof, or any agency may be eligible for membership
in the Fraternal Order of Police, subject to the provisions of this Constitution. No person shall be
denied membership on account of race, religion, color, creed, sex, age, or national origin.
Section 2. Subject only to the provisions of this Constitution, each state and subordinate lodge shall
be the judge of its membership. Each state and subordinate lodge shall establish requirements for
membership in good standing of its respective membership, which requirements shall not be
|New York Fraternal Order of Police Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911
allows retired law enforcement officer to join the Fraternal Order of Police.
|NY FOP Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911 also provides for
Associate Membership in the Lodge.