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Senate Bill 777 Important Information
Originally Posted on May 04, 2016 There is misinformation that originated in the Retired Chicago Police Association newsletter and also on Facebook regarding Senate Bill 777. Individuals that are completely misinformed and who have had no participation in the development of or the language contained within Senate Bill 777 are suggesting that members contact the Governor’s Office in an attempt to get the Bill vetoed. The threat of the $515 million that is being circulated is completely ...

Firearms Safety Days
Originally Posted on April 25, 2016 Wednesday and Thursday May 25th & 26th, 2016.0800-1500 Hours in the FOP Hall 1412 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, ILFree onsite safety inspections of duty related weapons, soft body armor, and leather goods. Please call Ray Casiano at the Lodge for more information 312-733-7776or contact Frank DiMaria @fdimaria@chicagofop.org

Retiree Healthcare Update
Originally Posted on April 07, 2016 Here's where we are in regards to Retiree healthcare at the moment: Our appeal seeking an audit and reconciliation of the last six months of 2013: *Fully briefed, awaiting argument. Our appeal seeking preliminary injunction against the City's 2016 increases: *Our brief is in. The City's brief was due April 1, the City has asked for another two weeks. We have not agreed, and will oppose any further extensions. Our Third Amended Complai...

Lodge Response To The CTU Rally Anti-Police Rhetoric
Originally Posted on April 05, 2016 In lockstep with our Membership, the Board of Directors shares everyone's disgust and outrage concerning the vile anti-police comments that were made at the CTU event this past Friday. Late Monday, we had our first opportunity to actually speak with the CTU leadership. We communicated our amazement on how days have passed and still these vulgar comments have gone unchallenged. We continue to wonder why a single utterance of condemnation has not come...

University Of Chicago Info. Session Masters In Threat Response Management
Originally Posted on March 23, 2016 Monday, March 28 from 5-6:30pm Join the University of Chicago Info. Session to learn more about their MSc in Threat & Response Management Program Topic: "The Value of Collaboration in Public Safety Training". Presented by Jill Ramaker, Executive Director, NIPSTA and UChicago, MSc TRM alum & Chief Patrick Kreis, Chief of Police, Winnetka Hear from current students and alums who will be there to discuss their experience in the Program. Food & ...

DOJ Open Forum
Originally Posted on March 18, 2016 The Department of Justice, DOJ, will be in Chicago next week and we have invited them to hold an Open Forum here at the FOP Hall. It is our opinion that Members will be more comfortable and better able to participate here in the Hall versus the Districts. There will be four DOJ members, and they will speak with officers in teams of two. It's very important to us to provide a safe venue where Officers can speak to members of the DOJ about their exper...

Tentative DOJ Schedule And Information 3/14/16
Originally Posted on March 14, 2016 An update from the Department of Management and Labor Affairs to the FOP on DOJ District Visits. The tentative schedule is as follows: Monday, 14 March, there will be 4 DOJ representatives going to District 022 at 0900. Tuesday, 15 March, there will be 5 going to District 006 at 0900, and Wednesday, 16 March, there will be 5 going to District 018. (The following week DOJ will be visiting Districts 001, 002, 004 and 005, details to follow) Attorneys...

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