Members | Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Membership

Illinois Fraternal Order Of Police Membership Information

Learn more about The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Membership Information and Resources.  The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers. There are also more than 354,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges. We are committed to improving the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement, and employee representation. No one knows the dangers and the difficulties faced by today’s police officers better than another officer, and no one knows police officers better than the FOP. The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), founded over 100 years ago in 1915. It is also 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 the second largest State Lodge, proudly representing over 33,000 active duty and retired police officers – more than 10 percent of all FOP members nationwide.

Click any of the links below to download the PDFs. 

License Plates

The Illinois FOP license plates help support grants to the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police.

Accidental Death Benefits

Members in good standing are entitled to accidental death and dismemberment benefit coverages

Scholarship Application

Now Accepting 2022 College Scholarship Applications! Due: September 1, 2022 Does your son or daughter need college scholarship money? Each year, the ILFOP awards $9,000 in scholarships to college students whose parents are members in good standing. Chosen at random, one applicant from each of the 18 FOP districts in Illinois will receive $500 towards any college expense!

State Lodge Bylaws

These By-laws shall be the fundamental law of the State Lodge

National Bylaws

Constitution and By-Laws of the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police.

Awards Nomination Form

We recognize and honor individuals who have made contributions to law enforcement

National Gains Report

National Gains Report (PDF Formfill)

National Loss Report

Use this form for Membership Losses

National Gains Report

Add new Members with this form.

National Name Change

National Member name change report

IL Membership Card

Have Members complete this form to keep their benefits up to date.


Reimbursement Voucher, All receipts must be submitted with the voucher. Current IRS mileage rate is $0.655 . When completed email to