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FOP Board Of Directors Election Results
Originally Posted on March 13, 2017 Results of the 2017 FOP, Chicago Lodge 7 Board of Directors Election: Executive Board:Office of President is yet to be determined1st Vice President Patrick J. Murray2nd Vice President Martin Preib3rd Vice President Jay R. RyanRecording Secretary Greg BellaFinancial Secretary Michael P. GarzaTreasurer John T. Capparelli Sergeants-at-Arms:William B. BurnsJim JakstavichMichael A. Mette Trustees:Harold BrownAndrew CantoreMark P. DonahueBill Dougherty...

President Dean C. Angelo, Sr., Named Protector Of Working People
Originally Posted on March 12, 2017 Illinois State Crime Commission Awards Protector of Working People to FOP Lodge 7President Dean Angelo, Sr. **For Immediate Release** Jerry Elsner, Executive Director of the Illinois State Crime Commission announced that the Protector of the Working People Award for 2017 has been given to Dean C. Angelo, Sr., President of Chicago Lodge 7 of the Fraternal Order of Police. Mr. Elsner said “It is an honor for us to give Dean Angelo this award. He ...

Chicago Casino Bill Passes The Senate!
Originally Posted on March 02, 2017 The Lodge has recently been experiencing an influx of phone calls questioning the likelihood or even the existence of a Chicago Casino Bill. In order to respond to our Members' 'inquiring minds' and to also address the inaccuracies that are surfacing as of late; the Chicago Casino Bill (SB 0007) is not only very real, it passed out the Illinois Senate on February 28, 2017! Shortly before the Bill was called for a vote; the chief sponsor, Senator Ter...

Senate Bill 440 - COLA
Originally Posted on February 24, 2017 We wish to take a moment to thank the elected members of the Policeman's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago (Pension Board) for standing up for those they were elected to represent, by voting for full compliance of the language of Senate Bill 440 which increased the Cost of Loving Adjustment (COLA) for all annuitants who were born before January 1, 1966. By a vote of 4-3, the full 3% increase awarded to the affected annuitants. Thank you to Patr...

The Real Story Is Revealed - Different From The Bobby Rush Story
Originally Posted on February 10, 2017 Finally, the Department’s Bureau of Internal Affairs (BIA) acknowledges that what Police Officers face at work is not always black and white. On February 9, 2017, BIA cleared two of our Officer (one Caucasian and one Hispanic) from any wrongdoing over has now been proven to be a clear case of false allegations of racial profiling made by U.S. Representative Bobby Rush. Representative Rush wasted no time using what appears to have been his conn...

FOP's Reply To Tribune's Editorial
Originally Posted on February 09, 2017 The editorial that appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 titled “Rewriting Chicago Police Union Contract,” got one fact right: “Chicago cops do a dangerous and demanding job.” Other than that, the editorial presented a one sided view that seemed only to rely on the distorted and biased interpretation of the Police Accountability Task Force. Even worse, the Tribune editorial board made false assertions about our union...

PRESS RELEASE ABOUT DOJ INVESTIGATION
Originally Posted on January 13, 2017 PRESIDENT DEAN C. ANGLEO, SR. SENT OUT THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE IN WHICH HE EXPRESSED CONCERNS ABOUT THE "LIGHTENING SPEED" OF THE DOJ INVESTIGATION. HE IS HOPEFUL THE REPORT WILL INCLUDE THE CONCERNS AND ISSUES THAT IMPACT CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS PATROLLING THE CITY'S STREETS, YET ALSO HAS ONGOING CONCERNS THAT THE INVESTIGATION WAS RUSHED FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES. The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division announced its intentions to conduc...

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