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FLEOA Slams Senate for Failure to Pass Sanctuary City Bill

October 20, 2015
Today the Senate rejected a bill that would have authorized withholding federal funding from "sanctuary city" governments that choose not to cooperate with federal immigration officials. Don Mihalek, Legislative Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), issued the following response.

FLEOA Responds to Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

October 5, 2015
The president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) National, Jon Adler, has released the following statement in response to the Senate's introduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015:

United We Can Defend Our Citizenry

September 30, 2015

Unfortunately, both leading political parties continue to talk a good-game, while failing to commit the funding needed for ICE and Customs & Border Protection to effectively capture, deport, and keep out violent aliens.

FLEOA Applauds Toomey Law Enforcement Legislation

September 25, 2015
FLEOA has endorsed Senator Pat Toomey's introduction of S. 2034, The Thin Blue Line Act, which would provide additional aggravating factors for the imposition of the death penalty to include public officials and employees.

Waze'd and Confused

July 16, 2015

Why are companies like Google offering the Waze app through their online app stores, without any regard for officer safety? It's hard to get a straight answer.

Red Sox to Honor Police K-9 Units

July 16, 2015
The Boston Red Sox are teaming up with the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation to honor heroic K-9s and handlers.

Protecting Blue Civil Rights

June 30, 2015

During National Police Week, the Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos National Blue Alert Act was passed by Congress. Now law enforcement officers need more protection, an amendment to the federal Hate Crimes statute to create the Blue Shield Protection Act.

FLEOA Wins Fight to Exempt Federal Officers From IRS 10% Penalty

June 24, 2015
Today, the Senate passed H.R. 2146 which will allow federal public safety officers to access their Thrift Savings Plan at age 50 without incurring the IRS 10% penalty.

FLEOA Charges OPM With Jeopardizing Officer Safety After Database Breach

June 17, 2015
After the hearing regarding multiple recent data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), FLEOA President Jon Adler issued the following statement in response.

Boston Red Sox to Host Law Enforcement Night, Donate to FLEOA

June 17, 2015
The Boston Red Sox have teamed up with the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association to host Law Enforcement Appreciation Night at Fenway Park on Monday, July 27th. $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to FLEOA.

FLEOA Issues Cease and Desist Order to TSA for Exposing Air Marshals to Unsafe Lead Levels

May 13, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced that it has issued a cease and desist order to the TSA for persistent actions of TSA's senior management of exposing federal air marshals to dangerous lead levels at contracted gun ranges.

FLEOA Issues Cease and Desist Order to TSA for Policy That Places Federal Air Marshals' Lives at Risk

May 7, 2015
Today, FLEOA announced that it has issued a Cease and Desist order to the TSA for persistent actions betraying Federal Air Marshals' identities, placing their lives unnecessarily at risk.

The Secret Service: The Media's Punching Bag

April 29, 2015

Special agents are real people exposed to real risks; they suffer real pain and bleed real blood.

F.L.E.O.A. Honors Eight Fallen Heroes at OKC Remembrance Ceremony

April 27, 2015
On April 19th, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) hosted a 20-Year Remembrance Ceremony in Oklahoma City to honor the eight fallen law enforcement heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice ‎in 1995.

FLEOA Urges Passage of Federal Public Safety Officer Retirement Equity Act

April 16, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) pledged its full support for the passage of the Federal Public Safety Officer Retirement Equity Act. According to FLEOA, this bill would remedy an oversight in the 2006 Pension Protection Act by providing federal officers with the same tax protections that their state and local counterparts receive.

FLEOA Rebuts Attack on Federal LEOs' Pay

March 17, 2015
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) has announced its opposition to Representative Rice's PAID Act (H.R. 1137) and labeled it another ill‐advised attack on the pay of federal law enforcement officers.

FLEOA Honors Fallen Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells

March 11, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association announced its heartfelt prayers and sorrow for the family of Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells, who was fatally wounded while he and his team were in pursuit of a homicidal fugitive.

FLEOA Denounces Bill to Change Federal LEOs' Pensions as Un-American

March 6, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) released its response denouncing Congressman Westerman's bill that would change a federal law enforcement officer's pension to a "high‐five" year calculation. Currently, the pension is calculated on the average of an employee's highest three salary years.

FLEOA Commends McConnell for Proposal to Fund DHS

February 25, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its praise for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposal to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Funding for DHS will expire on February 27, unless Congress passes an appropriations bill.

Our Broken Blue Hearts will Heal and Our Pride Will Not Waver

January 8, 2015
It was not the police and police supporters turning our backs on the mayor but the very presence of de Blasio, a self-righteous hypocrite, who dishonored the heroism and ultimate sacrifice of Liu and Ramos with his presence.
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