Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) (Special Interest Group Profiles)
EMPLOYEES: 18 (1997)
ADDRESS: 1410 Donelson Pike, A-17 Nashville, TN 37217
PHONE: (615) 399-0900
TOLL FREE: (800) 451-2711
FAX: (615) 399-0400
NATIONAL PRESIDENT: Gilbert Gallegos
WHAT IS ITS MISSION?
The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is a labor union that bills itself as "the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers." According to the organization's Web site, it is "committed to improving the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those who serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement and employee representation."
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
The FOP's day-to-day affairs are administered by a 15-person staff at the organization's national headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. Daily operations are supervised by the national secretary, who is one of a seven-member executive board that oversees all FOP operations. The executive board is elected by FOP membership at the group's...
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