Federal LEO Association Conference
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) recently held its 2010 national conference in Henderson, Nev. FLEOA is a volunteer organization that provides legal assistance and representation for its members. Federal officers do not have union support like municipal, county, and state law enforcement officers, so FLEOA fills this need for its members and advocates for legislation
FLEOA Collects Donations for Sandy Victims
More than 20 federal law enforcement officers have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy, and a foundation representing them is asking for help.
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) is collecting donations for officers who have been struck by Sandy's devastation via their Website.
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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
Federal Officers Slam Obama for Statements on Mexico Dangers
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its opposition to remarks made by President Obama regarding the role and safety of ICE Special Agents assigned to Mexico. After his meeting with Mexico President Calderon on Thursday, President Obama stated, "There are laws in place in Mexico that say our agents should not be armed," and "We do not carry out law
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
FLEOA Announces Strong Support for Saracini Aviation Safety Act
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its strong support for "The Saracini Aviation Safety Act," in light of the alarming air travel safety issues depicted in the video "Two Seconds to Breach."
In that video, a cockpit breach occurs in quick succession despite the current airline security procedures. The breach occurs during the moment the cockpit
Fed Officer Association Objects to Suspension of Overtime for DHS Headquarters, Training Staff
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced today its opposition to a DHS decision to suspend Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) pay for headquarter and training personnel. According to FLEOA, DHS leadership buckled to congressional pressure while implementing a perilous directive that places numerous law
Supporters Rally for ATF Agent Facing Murder Charge in Virgin Islands
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) is organizing a rally in D.C. on Wednesday in support of a federal agent facing murder charges in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to an association press release.
Members of FLEOA and other law enforcement officers are gathering to object
FLEOA Foundation Supports Families of Slain Federal LEOs
The foundation of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) has set up memorial funds to assist the families of two fallen federal officers.
The funds will benefit the families of ATF Special Agent John Capano and Park Ranger Margaret Anderson, who were killed by gunfire. The FLEOA Foundation is managing the funds.
"The foundation has stepped forward to help
TSA Drops Small-Knife Policy
"While we applaud this decision, it is imperative that the agency commit the appropriate level of resources to ensure TSOs (Transportation Security Officers) receive the proper training on search and detection techniques," said Jon Adler, FLEOA's president, on Wednesday. "Congress should support this training commitment and allocate the necessary funds to sustain it."