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The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 325,000 members in more than 2,100 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.

A VOICE ACROSS AMERICA - Our Proud organization was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 1915. Its main goal was to improve working conditions of police officers. It has grown to over 2,100 local lodges with over 325,000 members across America.

A VOICE FOR EDUCATION - The FOP maintains an aggressive schedule of seminars aimed at keeping members up to-date on the latest advances in bargaining, employee relations and representation in addition to professional development.

A VOICE IN WASHINGTON - The FOP opened its Washington office in 1976. This office serves as the base for the FOP's lobbying efforts. The FOP is a respected voice in Washington and is frequently called upon by both Congress and the White House.

A VOICE OF FRATERNALISM - The FOP provides its members with opportunities to meet fellow officers and encourages networking.

A VOICE OF FAIRNESS - FOP LEGAL DEFENSE PLAN - The FOP has available the best legal protection plan available to help protect officers in a time of need.

A VOICE FOR YOU - The FOP is a democratic organization and continues to help the members through state and national meetings in addition to the local lodge meetings. The FOP pays attention to YOUR VOICE and the VOICE OF FELLOW MEMBERS.

THE FOP STAYS IN TOUCH - Through the FOP Journal, Grand Lodge web site, http://www.fop.net , keeps members informed and provides the greatest resources.


P.O. Box 282
Laurel, MS. 39441


The Mississippi State Lodge welcomes Hattiesburg Lodge #55
5891 HWY 495 STE 60-276
Local Chaplain: CARLOS COOK
Local President: ALLEN MURRAY
Local Secretary: JENNIFER BASS
Local Sergeant at Arms: MIKE WAHL
Local Treasurer: KEVIN CLINE
Local Vice President: ROBERT TECK

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