FLEOA Applauds Toomey Law Enforcement Legislation
September 25, 2015
This week, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) 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.
"Some purport to support law enforcement and others lead,” said FLEOA President Jon Adler
Red Sox to Honor Police K-9 Units
July 16, 2015
In the first event of its kind in major league baseball, the Boston Red Sox are teaming up with the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation to honor heroic K-9 units.
The July 27th game, where the home team will face off against the White Sox, will open with a celebration of the six chosen K-9 heroes. During this time, the 2014 K-9 Hero of the year
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:
“On behalf of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, I respect the bipartisan effort and the compromises reached in this bill but I remain
Waze'd and Confused
July 16, 2015
to get a straight answer.
Despite repeated requests from the National Sheriff's Association (NSA) for a meeting with Google, the giant high-tech company has not responded. In support of the NSA and all federal, state, and local police, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) also sent a letter to Google's CEO Larry Page, addressing the officer safety concerns. At presstime
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 Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for persistent actions of TSA's senior management of exposing federal air marshals to dangerous lead levels at contracted gun ranges.
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. This bill was introduced today in the Senate by Senators Toomey and Bennet, and in the House by Congressmen Reichert and Pascrell. It would correct an inequity in the federal tax code by providing federal law
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. This puts federal officers on par with their state and local counterparts who may access their defined benefit plans, without penalty, at age 50. FLEOA submitted the draft proposal for this legislation to Congressman Reichert
Boston Red Sox to Host Law Enforcement Night, Donate to FLEOA
June 17, 2015
as law enforcement officers and first responders. The 2015 Boston Red Sox and FLEOA invite law enforcement officers, friends, family, and colleagues to attend Law Enforcement Appreciation Night at Fenway Park on Monday, July 27th. $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to FLEOA.
For Groups of 20 or more contact Carl Grider at 617
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
FLEOA Charges OPM With Jeopardizing Officer Safety After Database Breach
June 17, 2015
(FLEOA) President Jon Adler issued the following statement in response:
"OPM's monumental and inexcusable blunder has placed the lives of an unknown number of Federal Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and their families in jeopardy. Their failure to secure personally identifiable information (PII) has left these affected officers vulnerable to attacks and retaliation from criminals and terrorists