Sign Up to Receive the FOP's Weekly UpdateJIM PASCOExecutive DirectorPATRICK YOESNational PresidentWEEKLY UPDATE | 31 MAY 2021NATIONAL FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF 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, including one to Fox News' Marisa Schultz,regarding the increase of violence against law enforcementofficers and the uptick in the number of ambush-style attacks.National Vice President Joe Gamaldi joined Fox Business'Jackie DeAngelis to discuss the current state of policing inAmerica as well as the skyrocketing rate of violent crime we arewitnessing in many of our major cities.
@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 spoke with Alejandro N.Mayorkas, Secretary of the U.S. Department of HomelandSecurity, regarding immigration issues.Executive Director Jim Pasco spoke with U.S. AssociateAttorney General Vanita Gupta regarding vacancies within theU.S. Department of Justice.Executive Director Jim Pasco spoke with Anne Milgram andcongratulated her on her nomination to be the nextAdministrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF 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 numerousconversations with Congressional staff regarding policingreform proposals.Legislative Liaison Mark McDonaldattended a briefing, hosted byBloomberg Government, regarding theBiden Administration’s budget proposal.Staff in the National Legislative Office attended the virtual FY2022 U.S. Department of Justice Grant Program Budget Rollout.Executive Director Jim Pasco spoke with John D. Cohen,Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Assistant Secretary forCounterterrorism and Emerging Threats, and other executiveofficials within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security(DHS), regarding cybersecurity, terrorism, and coordination.Executive Director Jim Pasco participated in numerous Zoommeetings with elected officials and staff from both partiesregarding criminal justice reform.
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPLegislative Liaison Mark McDonald attended a briefing, hostedby the Council on Criminal Justice, regarding the NationalCommission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice's findings andvision for the justice system. The Commission's mission was toassess the impact of COVID-19 on the justice system.F R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ELEGISLATIVE NEWS & ACTIVITYThis week we welcomed Matt to the National Legislative Office. He comes tous from the office of Representative Bryan G. Steil (R-WI) and, in his role asLegislative Liaison, he will be advocating on behalf of our 356,000 membersand working to advance the interests of the law enforcement community.
The House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommitteeon Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovationheld a hearing entitled: "Responding to Ransomware: ExploringPolicy Solutions to a Cybersecurity Crisis."The House was in a pro forma session this week. @FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R A TERNA L O R D E R O F P O L I C ETHIS WEEK IN WASHINGTONThe Senate was in a 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 NEWSROOMNumber of police officers shot thisyear reaches 128, [FOP] says 'defund'movement a factor
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPF R A T E R N A L O R D E R O F P O L I C ESOCIAL 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.FOP ACTION CENTER
@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE2021 OFFICERS SHOT AND KILLEDKILLED BY GUNFIREOFFICERS SHOTOFFICERS WERE SHOT IN AMBUSH ATTACKSAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinois80121150067009IndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontana1231203010161NebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto Rico1000257042112Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWashington, D.C.West VirginiaWisconsinWyoming01051930300100* THIS DATA WAS COLLECTED BY THE NATIONAL FOP LEGISLATIVE OFFICE *
The National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the Food and Drug Administration,regarding the authorization of anadditional treatment for COVID-19.COVID-19 Information for Law EnforcementProtecting Public Safety and HealthFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICEBeen Exposed?Are You Sick?MAY 28:READ MOREW W W . F O P C O V I D 1 9 . O R G@FOPNATIONAL@GLFOPFRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICECOVID-19 ACTIVITYThe National Legislative Office providedFOP members with information, releasedby the White House, regarding the BidenAdministration's push to vaccinateAmericans.JUNE 4:READ MORE
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