FLEOA Denounces Bill to Change Federal LEOs' Pensions as Un-American
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.
"Congressman Westerman's unwarranted attack on the pay of federal
FLEOA Commends McConnell for Proposal to Fund DHS
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.
"I'd like to commend Majority Leader McConnell for ending this fatal game of chicken that otherwise left
Senate Approves Homeland Security Funding, House Vote Uncertain
for a funding bill void of controversial immigration issues, FedAgent reports.
"I'd like to commend Majority Leader McConnell for ending this fatal game of chicken that otherwise left our homeland vulnerable in the back seat of the competing vehicles," stated Jon Adler, FLEOA national president. "Putting a legislative
FLEOA Supports U.S. Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its support for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch. Ms. Lynch is currently serving a commendable second tour of duty as the United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. FLEOA stands behind her proven leadership and her support for those who investigate and enforce the federal statutes.
FLEOA Issues Statement in Response to Assassination of Heroic Police Officers
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan professional association that exclusively represents over 26,000 active and retired federal law enforcement officers from over 65 agencies.
FLEOA Opposes Plan to Abolish ATF
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its strong opposition to Representative Sensenbrenner's proposal to dissolve the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) and have it absorbed into other law enforcement components.
FLEOA disagrees with Rep. Sensenbrenner's assertion that "ATF has been plagued by decades of high
Our Broken Blue Hearts will Heal and Our Pride Will Not Waver
However, for all the dedicated men and women in law enforcement, our blue hearts will continue to beat in memory of our heroes and in support of their families. God bless the NYPD and the unbreakable, enduring thin blue line.
Jon Adler is president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA). He writes a monthly column, "The Federal Voice
Federal Officer Association Sends Letter to Goddard College Protesting Mumia Speech
In protest of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal commencement speech to the 2014 graduating class of Goddard College this weekend, the Frank Terreri, national vice president for legislative affairs of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) has written a letter to the college's president Robert Kenny.
The text of the letter reads:
On behalf of the Federal
FLEOA Defends DEA Administrator Leonhart Against the Marijuana Policy Project’s Petition
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its full support for the leader of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and slammed the Marijuana Policy Project's (MPP) petition that calls for President Obama to replace her. According to FLEOA, the pot
Does Child Safety Come First?
either Sen. Harkin or Sen. Alexander consider these good character traits for school employees?
On Sept. 9, I was honored to speak at a press conference on this critical child safety issue whose theme resonated with me as loudly as our law enforcement mantra of Officer Safety First; Child Safety Comes First.
As the F.L.E.O.A. national president, I represent law enforcement officers from