OF AMERICA'S LAWENFORCEMENT OFFICERSSign Up to Receive the FOP's Weekly UpdateJIM PASCOExecutive DirectorPATRICK YOESNational PresidentTHE NUMBER ONEWEEKLY UPDATE | 17 MAY 2021NATIONAL FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPNational President Patrick Yoes participated in a strategicplanning meeting with the National Law Enforcement OfficersMemorial Fund (NLEOMF).National President Patrick Yoes and National Vice PresidentJoe Gamaldi participated in a law enforcement stakeholdermeeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.National President Patrick Yoes participated in a meeting ofthe FOP's National Board of Trustees.F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITYNational President Patrick Yoes participated in a meeting ofthe FOP's Federal Officers Coalition.
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPExecutive Director Jim Pasco hadnumerous conversations with NationalPresident Patrick Yoes regarding thedirection of, and the FOP's strategy for,policing reform initiatives and proposals.F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITYNational President Patrick Yoes gave numerous mediainterviews.Police Executive Research ForumInternational Association of Chiefs of PoliceFederal Law Enforcement Officers AssociationInternational Union of Police AssociationsNational Sheriff’s AssociationNational Troopers CoalitionInternational Brotherhood of Police OfficersNational Organization of Black Law Enforcement ExecutivesNational Association of Police Organizations402699071,5856,2437,9802,2603,699Major Cities Chiefs Association 3,4023,601rRanked by Number of Mentions in the Media May 1, 2020 to May 16, 2021TOP 11 NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ORGANIZATIONS
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF 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 and Senior Legislative LiaisonTim Richardson had numerous conversations withCongressional staff regarding policing reform proposals.Executive Director Jim Pasco spoke with Associate AttorneyGeneral Vanita Gupta regarding issues pertaining to the Officeof Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and theOffice of Justice Programs (OJP).Executive Director Jim Pasco spoke with Greg Schultz, formerSenior Advisor to the President-Elect, regarding congressionalcommunications issues.
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPSenior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson had numerousconversations with Congressional staff regarding policingreform proposals.Legislative Liaison Mark McDonald attended a virtual briefing,hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Council ofState Governments, which highlighted new and innovative waysthat communities are responding to emergency calls forservice.Legislative Liaison Mark McDonald attended a virtual seminar,hosted by the Council on Criminal Justice, during which,Chiraag Bains, Special Assistant to the President for CriminalJustice and Guns Policy, discussed the Biden Administration'sefforts to reduce gun violence across the country.Executive Director Jim Pasco gave numerous media interviews,most of which were in regards to policing reform proposals.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 passed S. 937, the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act,” whichalso incorporated the “Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer NationalOpposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE)Act,” on a 364-62 vote. The legislation, which was sent to the President, who is expectedto sign it into law, directs the U.S. Attorney General to designate“an officer or employee of the Department of Justice” to facilitatethe expedited review of hate crimes and reports of any such crimeto Federal, State, local, or Tribal law enforcement agencies. The Justice Department must also issue guidance to State andlocal law enforcement agencies on how to establish onlinereporting of hate crimes, collect data on such crimes and expandpublic education campaigns to raise awareness about such crimes.In addition, the bill would establish a grant program to assist Statesand local units of government to train employees on the use of theNational Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and how toidentify and classify hate crimes. The bill would also establishgrant programs to develop State-run hate crime hotlines and toassist local and State activities or programs to prevent, address orrespond to hate crimes.@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 WASHINGTON
The Senate considered and voted 50-48 to approve a motion todischarge the nomination of Kristen M. Clarke, to be AssistantAttorney General, from Committee on the Judiciary, advancingthe nomination to the Senate floor for a full vote, which isexpected to take place within the next week.The Senate Committee on Homeland Security andGovernmental Affairs held a hearing entitled: "Examining theRole of the Department of Homeland Security’s Office ofIntelligence and Analysis."@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 WASHINGTON
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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 NEWSROOMStatement from National FOP President onInvolvement in Police Reform DiscussionsLaw Enforcement Officers Shot in the Lineof Duty | 2020 Year-End SummaryMessage from the White House on NationalPeace Officers' Memorial Day
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICEFOP 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.
The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the Department of Justice, regardingvaccination providers chargingindividuals seeking COVID-19 Vaccines. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the White House, regarding a briefingby the White House COVID-19 ResponseTeam and public health officials. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the White House, regarding a briefingby the White House COVID-19 ResponseTeam and public health officials. The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, regarding updated COVID-19travel recommendations.COVID-19 Information for Law EnforcementProtecting Public Safety and HealthFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICEBeen Exposed?Are You Sick?READ MORE READ MORE READ MOREMAY 20:READ MOREMAY 19:READ MOREMAY 16:READ MOREMAY 18: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@GLFOPF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ECommunity Policing Development (CPD) Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) Programwill fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effectivecommunity policing strategies, increase the skills and abilities... READ MOREANNOUNCEMENTSCommunity Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants Program is a competitivegrant program designed to develop the capacity of law enforcement to implementcommunity policing strategies by providing guidance on... READ MORENEW GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIESThe U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the launch of the CoronavirusState and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue PlanAct of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency... READ MORETREASURY LAUNCHES CORONAVIRUS STATE &LOCAL RECOVERY FUNDS TO DELIVER $350BATTORNEY GENERAL’S AWARD FORDISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN COMMUNITY POLICINGThe Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policingrecognizes individual state, local, or tribal sworn rank-and-file police officers,deputies and troopers for exceptional efforts in effective... READ MORE
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The Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC)provides no cost, customized technical assistance solutions designed tomeet the unique needs of state, local, tribal, & campus law enforcementagencies throughout the U.S.The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provides innovative leadership tofederal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-theart knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for theimplementation of these crime fighting strategies. The COPS Office awards grants to hire community policing professionals,develop and test innovative policing strategies, and provide training andtechnical assistance to community members, local government leaders, andall levels of law enforcement.Visit WebsiteVisit WebsiteVisit WebsiteU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Justice Programs@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
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