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FLEOA Issues Statement on Latest Federal Security Hack

February 9, 2016
The government's leisurely reaction to these cyber incidents continues to put the personal information of federal employees in jeopardy, particularly those with high-level security access.

What Are Our Priorities?

January 22, 2016

As the White House commits to providing funding for 10,000 Syrian refugees to settle in the United States, the bill that funds the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program for first responders has expired. How do 9/11 heroes take a funding back seat to refugees?

FLEOA Responds to Armed Seizure of Federal Land in Oregon

January 5, 2016
In response to armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, FLEOA National President Nathan Catura issued the following statement.

FLEOA Applauds 9/11 James Zadroga Act Extension

December 18, 2015
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) celebrates the renewal of the 9/11 James Zadroga Act, which funds health screenings and treatments for first responders battling illnesses related to the response and recovery from the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Rage Against Active Shooters

November 13, 2015

Given the alarming increase in active shooter incidents, Americans are now forced to construct a mental pre-set to prepare for a lethal encounter with a madman. Fighting back is obviously easier said than done, but playing possum is not a viable survival option.

FLEOA Urges Congress to Reauthorize 9/11 Healthcare Act

November 4, 2015
Today the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) participated in a Thunderclap urging Congress to take up the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. The previous program that treated thousands of Americans suffering from 9/11 related injuries and illnesses expired on September 30th of this year.

FLEOA Denounces Call to Eliminate Federal Air Marshals

November 3, 2015
In response to the recent LA Times editorial, It's time to ground America's Air Marshals, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) National President issued the following statement.

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.

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