Joint Statement

Joint Statement To the Members of The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police

The ILFOP releases joint statements that are aimed to both The Illinois FOP Labor Council and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police.

Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Joint Statement – July 2020

Shawn Roselieb, Executive Director of the ILFOP Labor Council, and Chris Southwood, President of the Fraternal Order of Police have released a Joint Statement.

Here Are a Few Highlights:
  • Addressing the law enforcement officers who have ensured the First Amendment rights to the state’s citizens to engage in peaceful protests, following the tragic death of George Floyd.
  • Mention of the Illinois Police Reform Act of 2015, which outlaws tactics used by the Minneapolis police officers on that fateful day.
  • Acknowledging that racism or discrimination has no place in our society of profession.
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