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Overview

The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 325,000 members in more than 2,300 lodges. We are the voice of those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our communities. 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.

Who Can Join

Any full-time, sworn law enforcement officer with arrest power who is either currently employed by a government entity or retired, may become a member of the FOP Las Vegas Lodge 1.

Constitution and By-Laws of the Fraternal Order of Police

Article 4 – Membership

Section 1. Any regularly appointed or elected and full-time employed law enforcement officer of the United States, any state or political subdivision thereof, or any agency may be eligible for membership in the Fraternal Order of Police, subject to the provisions of this Constitution. No person shall be denied membership on account of race, religion, color, creed, sex, age, or national origin.

Section 2. Subject only to the provisions of this Constitution, each state and subordinate lodge shall be the judge of its membership. Each state and subordinate lodge shall establish requirements for membership in good standing of its respective membership, which requirements shall not be inconsistent herewith.

Benefits

Monthly Meetings

Monthly Meetings

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We are in a temporary meeting facility due to the loss of our lease. We currently meet the 1st Saturday of every month, at 10:00 A.M. at our current venue, the Jokers Wild Casino located at 920 North Boulder Highway in Henderson NV.

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Communications

Communications

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Our monthly news letter Minutes are posted regularly on the website. Additionally, a quarterly Grand Lodge publication (FOP Journal) is mailed to all active members.

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Life Insurance

Life Insurance

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The following insurance program is included with membership:

$5,000 Life Insurance Policy (decreases to $2,500 after age 55)
$5,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy
$5,000 Line of Duty Rider
$2,500 Spouse
$1,500 Each dependent child under 18 years old

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Legal Defense

Legal Defense

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Each active duty member has the opportunity to purchase a legal defense plan, covering administrative, civil and criminal defense claims. Currently, the plan is offered at a rate of $269.00 per year.

A legal defense application is required to be sent to the Nevada State Lodge regardless of the method of payment, PayPal or check. Enrollment cannot be completed without the application document.

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Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining

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Upon request, the Grand Lodge will assist local lodges/associations with collective bargaining issues and legislative actions. It should be noted that the Grand Lodge labor unit can be your bargaining agent.

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Lodge Programs

Lodge Programs

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Joining the Las Vegas FOP offers many benefits to members, including:- The opportunity to seek an elected office within the Local, State and National FOP Lodges.
The opportunity to attend collective bargaining seminars.
The opportunity to represent the Lodge as a delegate at State and National conventions, conferences and social activities.
The opportunity to serve on committees within the Lodge.
The opportunity to purchase various FOP logo’d items.
Annual Christmas party
Annual college scholarship program for children/grandchildren of members in good standing (pending)

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National Programs

National Programs

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The Fraternal Order of Police are the largest law enforcement organization in the United States, with over 385,000 members and more than 2,300 Lodges. Members receive a national FOP identification card, which authenticates membership within the Fraternal Order of Police.

A full listing of national FOP programs to enhance a member’s professional or personal life can be found on the national website, www.fop.net

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Pride and Professionalism

Pride and Professionalism

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Las Vegas Lodge #1 is proud of our involvement in both national and local police departments. We have members in the following departments aiming to promote the pursuit of a professional career in law enforcement:

Boulder City Police Department
Clark County District Attorney Investigation Association
Clark County Marshals Association
Clark County School District Police Department
Clark County Sheriff Department
Carson City Juvenile Probation
Elko NV Police Department
Henderson Alternative Sentencing
Henderson City Marshals
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Las Vegas Municipal Court Marshals
Las Vegas Constable’s Office
Mesquite Police Department
Nevada Department of Corrections
Nevada Department of Public Safety (to include)
Highway Patrol, Investigations Division, Parole and Probation
Nevada Taxicab Authority
Sparks, NV Police Department
Washoe Co Sheriff Department
Retired peace officers from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies nationally

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Membership

Membership

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Applicant must be a full-time active or retired peace officer (proof
of retirement status is required for membership)
To obtain an application:

1.Attend a meeting,
2.Telephone (702) 399-4618

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Dues

Dues

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Our dues for calendar year 2018 are $80.00. Annual renewals begin effective October 1st and continue through December 31st.

If you choose to enroll through PayPal, you must also submit your application for enrollment to the lodge. If you choose not to enroll through PayPal, please submit your check payable to Las Vegas FOP Lodge 1 in the amount of $80.00 with your signed application.

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Activities

Activities

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For the past nine years, Las Vegas Lodge #1 began holding monthly birthday parties at Child Haven. The party is held at 5:00 P.M. the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In 2017, the Lodge continued this program, utilizing volunteers to assist in serving these disadvantaged kids. Las Vegas Lodge #1 aims to expand its efforts to engage in community service in the coming years.

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