The PAFOP Foundation is a Non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It has been in existence since June 10, 2011. It has received tax-exempt status as a public charity from the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and therefore contributions as deductible for federal income tax purposes.
Welcome to the Official Website of the Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge
Pennsylvania is the birthplace of the Fraternal Order of Police, which was formed in Pittsburgh in 1915. The Pennsylvania State Lodge was established on July 24, 1934, and currently represents nearly 40,000 law enforcement members from Pennsylvania. The State Lodge works tirelessly on behalf of its membership providing member assistance, educational programs, public service, and by advocating on their behalf for legislation to enhance their safety and security as well as that of the public. The State Lodge has 107 subordinate lodges across the Commonwealth, and represents law enforcement officers from many different types of police agencies. We welcome you to our website and hope you enjoy the information provided here.
Brother in Distress
On Thursday, May 16, 2013 one of my lodge members, Mike Boyer lost everything in a devestating house fire. Mike and his girlfriend were sleeping when he was alerted by his dog and saw his house on fire. He, his girlfriend and pets were able to flee just prior to his home being totally destroyed. Read More... Download: Boyer Fundraiser.docx
URGENT REQUEST FOR SUPPORT
On behalf of over 50,000 active and retired Police Officers and Firefighters across Pennsylvania, the Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge and the Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association ask that you strongly oppose recent proposed legislation that will cause grave harm to Pennsylvania’s heroes and their families. Read More... Download: Act 111 Proposition to Senate - Eichelberger 2013.pdf
Officer Needs Assistance
West Norriton Officer Mike Hougnon, 44, recently suffered a brain aneurysm and is currently hospitalized at Thomas Jefferson University Neuroscience Hospital, Philadelphia. Mike has undergone a series of surgeries during the last 12 days and his recovery is expected to take several months. Read More...