About The Colorado FOP
The Fraternal Order of Police was started in 1917 by two Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania police officers, Delbert Nagle and Martin Toole. The Fraternal Order of Police has grown from its original 23 officers in Pittsburgh, to more than 345,000 members in all 50 states. The FOP has 48 state lodges and more than 2,700 local lodges. In Colorado we have more than 6,500 members. The FOP is by far the largest professional police organization in both Colorado and the United States.We are Colorado's largest and most unified voice of our profession standing strong to protect and improve law enforcement officer's employment rights and benefits. No one knows the dangers and the difficulties faced by today's police officers better than another officer, and no one knows police officers better than the F.O.P.Cops working for and supporting cops and our profession. If we don't look out for each other...no one will. Take a look at what the FOP has done around this country and in each state in which they represent a majority of its officers. Take a look at what has been accomplished for the betterment of law enforcement and the communities they serve. You will have to agree; the Fraternal Order of Police is the best of the best. Be part of your future. Be FOP.The FOP continues to grow because we have been true to the tradition and continued to build on it. One out of every three law enforcement officers eligible for membership belongs to the Fraternal Order of Police. In Colorado it is two out of every three.Being a member of the largest law enforcement organization in the world entitles you to certain benefits and privileges not available to other organizations or unions. The Fraternal Order of Police are proud professionals working on behalf of law enforcement officers from all ranks and levels of government.