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FOP Endorses Trump for Re-election

“Public safety will undoubtedly be a main focus for voters in this year’s election,” FOP President Patrick Yoes said in a statement. “Look at what the national discourse has focused on for the last six months. President Trump has shown time after time that he supports our law enforcement officers and understands the issues our members face every day.”

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FOP Issues Statement on George Floyd Arrest Death

The National Fraternal Order of Police has released a statement on the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after an arrest by Minneapolis officers Monday. Civilian video of the incident shows an officer with his knee on the back of Floyd's neck pinning him to the ground.

More Than 100 Officers Have Died of COVID-19, FOP Reports

The FOP said in an e-mail obtained by the Hill that 111 officers have died from the disease since the onset of the pandemic, but noted that the tally was reported deaths, not confirmed deaths.

Georgia Officers Pay Lunch Debts for School Children

Nearly half of the student body of Cobb County Schools relies on free or reduced lunches, and some families have racked up some debt.

FOP Slams Beto O'Rourke Over Plan to Have Officers Confiscate "Assault Rifles"

"The only thing more idiotic than Beto O'Rourke suggesting that we should go door-to-door and seize citizens' property, is his current presidential run," said Gamaldi, adding, "I think he's polling at two percent."

AG William Barr Voices Support for LE, Derides "Social Justice" DAs at FOP Conference

Attorney General William P. Barr delivered opening remarks Monday at the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police's 64th National Biennial Conference. He took the opportunity to voice his and the Trump Administration's support for law enforcement, and plans for how to support their mission.

FOP VP Decries Heckling of Officers Securing Scene of Murdered Rookie

Video has surfaced of citizens heckling officers at the scene where 26-year-old Rookie Officer Tara O'Sullivan was ambushed and murdered, and the vice president of the National Fraternal Order of Police is calling the footage "disgusting."

Trump Plans to Nominate FOP's Canterbury to Command BATF

Canterbury currently serves as president of the National Fraternal Order of Police, a position he has held since 2003.

National FOP Sends Letter of Thanks to Verizon for Super Bowl Ad Honoring Responders

The letter—which was posted to Facebook—began, "On behalf of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police, I want to express my most sincere thanks to you and Verizon for honoring our nation's law enforcement officers and other first responders in Verizon's Super Bowl LIII commercial."

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California FOP Seeking Donations for Officers Affected by Wildfires

The California Fraternal Order of Police is asking on its Facebook page for officers across the country to help officers—and their families—who have been affected by the devastating wildfires that have struck the state over the course of the past month.