Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the Fraternal Order of Police?

A. The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers in the world with more than 5,300 members in Missouri and 325,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges nationwide. 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.

Q. Who are the members of the Fraternal Order of Police?

A. The Missouri Fraternal Order of Police is comprised of over 5,300 regularly appointed or elected and full-time employed law enforcement officers in the State of Missouri or any political subdivision thereof.

Q. What services does the Fraternal Order of Police provide?

A. The Fraternal Order of Police is a full service member representation organization. The membership of each local lodge determines the services that are provided by the local lodge. The members of the State Lodge comprised of the members of the local lodges in Missouri determine what services are provided by the State Lodge. The National Fraternal Order of Police in turn provides a wide variety of services. For more information on the Grand Lodge check their website. http://www.fop.net

Q. Am I eligible to join the Fraternal Order of Police?

A. If you are a regularly appointed or elected, full-time employed law enforcement officer of the state of Missouri or political subdivision thereof then you can become a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.