In August 2019, the National Fraternal Order of Police conducted its 64th National Conference and Exposition at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Hosted by the Lousiana State Lodge, this event represented one hundred and four years of professional law enforcement experience for the largest and oldest law enforcement labor organization in the United States.
The National Fraternal Order of Police holds a National Conference every two years to set the goals and agenda for the organization. The business of the order is conducted, seminars are offered, Constitution & By-Laws are reviewed and changed, the Executive Board is elected, National Trustees and Committee Chairs report their activities, and exhibitors from around the country showcase their products and services at our EXPO.
FOP Lodge 86 union reps, union members considering becoming reps, and union members just wanting to learn more about the union and their rights met on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 for a rep training class. The intended outcome for the day was to build stronger and more collaborative relationships, share new ideas, and provide the tools and guidance that protect the rights of union members. Nearly 2 dozen people attended this successful and informative workshop.
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Central Florida Honors Fallen Heroes at 37th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
On April 23, 2019, the Central Florida community gathered in the courtyard of the Orange County Courthouse to honor the lives and legacies of the region’s fallen law enforcement officers. The annual ceremony paid tribute to those officers who have suffered a serious injury, who died of natural causes and those brave men and women who currently serve the community.
Hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police, the ceremony began with a memorial parade leading to the courthouse grounds featuring officers on motorcycles, honor guards, bag pipe players, drummers, uniformed personnel, survivors, families and guests.
The ceremony attendees included elected officials, dignitaries, community leaders and representatives from 28 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies that operate in Orange County.