Sign Up to Receive the FOP's Weekly UpdateJIM PASCOExecutive DirectorPATRICK YOESNational PresidentWEEKLY UPDATE | 3 MAY 2021NATIONAL FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPNational President Patrick Yoes participated in a planningmeeting for next week's virtual National Peace Officers'Memorial at noon on 15 May.National President Patrick Yoes gave numerous mediainterviews.National President Patrick Yoes and Executive Director JimPasco had a call with Representative Peter A. Stauber (R-MN)regarding policing challenges facing our nation's lawenforcement.F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITYExecutive Director Jim Pasco spoke with Associate AttorneyGeneral Vanita Gupta regarding FOP priorities. Executive Director Jim Pascospoke with Matt Klapper, Chiefof Staff to the Attorney General,regarding the virtual NationalPolice Officers' MemorialService. Executive Director Jim Pasco gave numerous press interviewson criminal justice reform.
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPSenior Legislative Liaison TimRichardson spoke to JudiciaryCommittee staff with SenatorRichard J. Durbin (D-IL), Chairman,regarding the National Police Weekresolution and other legislationpending before the Committee.F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITYSenior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson had a call with staffin the office of Representative Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), MajorityLeader, with respect to pending legislation.Senior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson spoke several timesthis week with staff in the office of Senator Timothy E. Scott(R-SC) regarding police reform legislation. Senior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson spoke to staff in theoffice of Representative Ralph W. Norman, Jr. (R-SC) aboutthe re-introduction of the "Putting First Responders First Act."Senior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson spoke with staff inthe office of Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK) regarding the re-introduction of the "Law Enforcement Training for Mentalhealth Crisis Response Act."
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPSenior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson, Legislative LiaisonMark McDonald, and Legislative Liaison Rebecca Tyusattended a listening session, hosted by the U.S. Department ofHomeland Security's (DHS) Office for State and Local LawEnforcement, regarding DHS and Federal EmergencyManagement Agency (FEMA) grant funding programs.Legislative Liaison Mark McDonald attended a virtual briefing,hosted by the National Governors Association (NGA), theNational Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and theNational Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), regardingrecent State and territorial actions on policing reform.Legislative Liaison Mark McDonald participated in aconference call with law enforcement stakeholders regardingrecent legislative activity with respect to policing reform.Senior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson spoke with staff inthe office of Representative John H. Rutherford (R-FL)regarding the "Protect and Serve Act."F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITY
The House Committee on Appropriations' Subcommittee onCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies held ahearing, entitled "Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for TheDepartment of Justice." At the hearing, Attorney GeneralMerrick B. Garland testified regarding the U.S. Department ofJustice's budget request, which includes a request for anadditional $45 million for the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) for domestic terrorism investigations. General Garlandnoted that the DOJ is seeking a “historic investment of onebillion dollars” in its Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).The House was not in session this week.@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R ATE R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ETHIS WEEK IN WASHINGTON
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ETHIS WEEK IN WASHINGTONThe Senate was in pro forma session this week.
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@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C EFOP ACTION CENTERSOCIAL SECURITYFight for Fairness! TellCongress to pass H.R. 82, the"Social Security Fairness Act."FEDERAL OFFICERSTell Congress to support H.R.962, the "Law EnforcementOfficers' Equity Act."LEOSA REFORMTell Congress to support H.R.1201, the "LEOSA Reform Act."PROTECT & SERVETell Congress to support thepolice and pass S. 774, the"Protect and Serve Act."QUALIFIED IMMUNITYTell Congress to OPPOSE theelimination of the establisheddoctrine on qualified immunity.
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@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C E2021 OFFICERS SHOT & KILLEDKILLED BY GUNFIREOFFICERS SHOTOFFICERS WERE SHOT IN AMBUSH ATTACKS* THIS DATA WAS COLLECTED BY THE NATIONAL FOP LEGISLATIVE OFFICE *AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinois201173006500402312010101411000247042112Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWashington, D.C.West VirginiaWisconsinWyoming01021430200000IndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto Rico
The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the White House, regarding a factsheet on a goal to administer at leastone COVID-19 vaccine shot to 70% ofU.S. adults by July 4th. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, regarding antigen testing asa way to screen employees for COVID-19and reduce the spread of the virus. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the Federal Emergency ManagementAgency, regarding FEMA’s work onCOVID-19 recovery and vaccinations inthe first 100 days of the Biden-HarrisAdministration. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the American Red Cross, regardingblood donation concerns as the countryenters a new phase of the pandemic.COVID-19 Information for Law EnforcementProtecting Public Safety and HealthFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICEBeen Exposed?Are You Sick?READ MORE READ MORE READ MOREMAY 7:READ MOREMAY 6:READ MOREMAY 4:READ MOREMAY 5:READ MOREW W W . F O P C O V I D 1 9 . O R G@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICECOVID-19 ACTIVITY
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICECOVID-19 LODD DEATHSOFFICERS HAVE DIEDIN THE LINE OF DUTYDUE TO COVID-19* THIS DATA WAS COLLECTED BY THE NATIONAL FOP LEGISLATIVE OFFICE *
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPTO LEARN MORECLICK HEREF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C EANNOUNCEMENTAttorney General’s Award forDistinguished Service in Community Policing
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPTO EXPLORE OPEN SOLICITATIONSCLICK HEREF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ECriminal Justice Funding from the Bureau of Justice AssistanceThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce thefollowing funding opportunities for the FY21 fiscal year. ANNOUNCEMENT
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