The FOP serves a community of over 17,000 Chicago Police Officers, active and retired. Our aim is to protect the contractual rights of our members by providing care, legal services, health benefits and improving working conditions and relations. We also sponsor and promote fraternal, charitable and social activities for Chicago Police Officers and their immediate families.
President Mike Shields continues to build on the past accomplishments of John Dineen, Bill Nolan, and Mark Donahue in an effort to guarantee fair working conditions for Chicago Police Officers.
Police Associations and Charities
There are over thirty athletic, charitable and ethnic organizations affiliated with Chicago Police Officers.
The souls of the just are in the hands of God. - Wisdom 3:4
Arbitrator Peter R. Meyers heard testimony on July 23, 2013 about the failure to properly pay Officers who had their work schedules changed by more than the two hours as allowed by Section 20.7 of our Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Lodge was notified today that Arbitrator Meyers ruled in favor of the Lodge and all Officers who had their work …
On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the sentencing hearing for convicted killers Walker and Harris will be held in room 207 of the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse located at 2600 N. California. Please show your support for our fallen brother by attending this important hearing.
Today, in the name of so-called pension reform, the Illinois House and Senate passed legislation. The House voted 62-53 to approve a measure that needed a minimum of 60 votes to pass the House. The Senate voted for the measure 30-24. The bill needed at least 30 votes. The Legislation Highlights can be viewed by clicking the link. FOP members should …
Members have had to meet or exceed the required activity in three of five activity categories to be able to apply to work the Violence Reduction Initiative. Beginning in February 2014, an additional category will be added for a total of six activity categories. This new category will allow Officers who issue five or more Administrative Notices of Violation (ANOV) …