Any full-time, sworn law enforcement officer with arrest power who is employed by a government entity may become a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
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.
If you are interested in joining the Fraternal Order of Police, or if you are interested in forming your own Local Lodge, contact the State Lodge in the state in which you live.
Each local lodge has its own requirements regarding membership for retired law enforcement officers. If you are a retired law enforcement officer and wish to join the Fraternal Order of Police, you will need to contact the local FOP lodge you wish to join. If you do not know which local lodge is closest to you, contact the State Lodge in your state please email your name, address, and contact information to: