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
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 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
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
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
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
Protecting Blue Civil Rights
June 30, 2015
by Congress. That was a powerful show of support for law enforcement officers who are threatened or attacked. Now law enforcement officers need more protection, an amendment to the federal Hate Crimes statute to create the Blue Shield Protection Act.
FLEOA met with some of law enforcement's allies on the Hill during Police Week to discuss this proposal. In effect, the Blue Shield Protection Act
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 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.
Congressman Rice's bill seeks to cut the pay of law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line in service to our country. It fails to take into account