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 FOP NY Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911.
Any regularly appointed or elected and full-time (or retired) law enforcement officer (with arrest
powers) 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 the Constitution &
By-Laws of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Full-time shall mean law enforcement officers that are engaged in such employment as their full-time
occupation as to hours worked and income derived as determined by their lodge. The term may also
sworn law enforcement officer with arrest powers who is employed by a government entity as their
full-time occupation (minimum 30 hours per week).
|The term "Active Member" in the Fraternal Order of Police refers to a "Law Enforcement Officer"
either actively employed or retired.
|New York Fraternal Order of Police
|Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911
|Copyright 2015-2019. All rights reserved.
|Fraternal Order of Police New York Lodge 911, PO Box 259, Massapequa, NY 11758
|FOP NY Law Enforcement Officers Lodge 911 also provides for Associate Membership in the Lodge.
ELIGIBILITY - ACTIVE MEMBER
The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with
more than 330,000 members in more than 2,200 lodges. We are the voice of those who dedicate their
lives to protecting and serving our communities. We are committed to improving the working
conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation,
information, community involvement, and employee representation. No one knows the dangers and the
difficulties faced by today's police officers better than another officer, and no one knows police officers
better than the FOP.
ABOUT THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
To support and defend the Constitution of the United States; to inculcate loyalty and allegiance to the
United States of America; to promote and foster the enforcement of law and order; to improve the
individual and collective proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties; to encourage
fraternal, educational, charitable and social activities among law enforcement officers; to advocate and
strive for uniform application of the civil service merit system for appointment and promotion; to
support the improvement of the standard of living and working conditions of the law enforcement
profession through every legal and ethical means available; to create and maintain a tradition of esprit
de corps insuring fidelity to duty under all conditions and circumstances; to cultivate a spirit of
fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among our members and the people we serve; to increase the
efficiency of the law enforcement profession and thus more firmly to establish the confidence of the
public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.
WHAT IS A FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE ASSOCIATE MEMBER
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 part 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.
BENEFITS OF BEING A FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE ASSOCIATE MEMBER
ELIGIBILITY - ASSOCIATE MEMBER