PTSD- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a new name for an old story and there are many complexities to its definition. The name, recognizing a medical condition, was coined several years after the onset of the Vietnam War. Similar symptoms demonstrated by soldiers following the Civil War were called nostalgia. GIs during WWI were said to have shell shock. Read More...
The Colorado Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Presents: Vinnie Montez's Comedy Crew for a one night only special standup comedy event on Saturday evening, November 23rd. Vinnie has done fund raising events for us in the past which have been highly sucessful. Read More...
Brothers & Sisters,
As you all know, in this police business of ours, no matter how big or small your agency is, we are still a family. A family made up of special people. We are the kind of people that are running toward trouble instead of running away.
On Saturday night December 01, 2012 one of our Brothers faced just that action. Read More...
The Denver Cutthroats professional hockey team is dedicating their December 15th hockey game as a “Hometown Heroes” game showcasing both the FOP and IAFF. What I am asking of each lodge is to please get this fund raising event information out to your membership immediately.
The Denver Cutthroats Hockey Club have established a special FOP offer link for this event. Read More... Download: Denver Cutthroats flyer.pdf
On September 6th the National Fraternal Order of Police Board of National Trustees made its endorsement decision for this year’s Presidential race. A Presidential endorsement requires 2/3rds vote approval of the National Trustees (each of who represents the endorsement decision of their State membership) to endorse a candidate. Read More... Download: 2012 Presidential Endorsement Press Release.pdf
We are headed into what will likely be a very close election between two candidates with very different approaches to the issues of the day and the questions of the future. It is a very important election.
I believe that the strength of our fraternity resides in our shared commitment to our profession of law enforcement and to our brother and sister officers. Read More... Download: Obama-Romney 2012 FOP Political Questionnaire.pdf
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