Get in touch with a representative at the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police. The FOP is the Largest Law Enforcement Organization in the US. Additionally, there are also more than 33,000 full-time, sworn law enforcement professionals who live or work in the state of Illinois.
Become an Associate Member to support law enforcement in Illinois. Also, stay updated on timely information affecting law enforcement, and also receive an annual membership card and auto decal.
The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), founded over 100 years ago in 1915, is the largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. With a proud tradition of officers representing officers, the FOP is the most respected and most recognized police organization in the country. The Illinois FOP is also the second-largest State Lodge. We are proudly representing over 33,000 active duty and retired police officers. This is also more than 10 percent of all FOP members nationwide.
A highly dedicated Board of Trustees and staff run the Illinois State Lodge. They are committed to elevating the law enforcement profession. This includes protecting members’ rights, promoting fraternalism and raising the value of membership. The FOP serves as the national and state legislative voice of those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving others. Additionally, ILFOP members also benefit from a variety of FOP programs and services, including legal defense, accidental death, and disability insurance, peer support, education scholarships, chaplaincy, education and training, and much more.
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Every day, men and women across this state, and country, put on a uniform. They put on a utility belt. And they put on a bulletproof vest. In the current climate of our nation, that is the most essential thing that that man or woman owns. They step out the door and they just don’t know if they will be returning to it at the end of their shift.