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COVID-19 Video Message From National FOP President Patrick Yoes
COVID-19 is affecting each of us in different ways but we all play a part in reducing its spread and defeating this virus! Rest assured, together, we will prevail!

How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus
Here are some preventative methods and information via the World Health Organization that can help keep our community informed and safe while we all face new challenges during the current Coronavirus outbreak. 

Help Share these tips with our community so that we can all help #FlattenTheCurve! 

 Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public


FEMA COVID-19 Update To Emergency Services
The National Legislative Office has provided FOP members with a letter from Pete Gaynor, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to the nation’s Emergency Managers, which outlines lessons learned from the first 30 days of FEMA leading the “Whole-of-America” response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  To view FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor's  letter, please click here: Emergency Services Update Letter

COVID-19 Line-of-Duty Deaths
While COVID-19 is without a doubt a public health crisis, it is also a public safety crisis. The FOP knew at the beginning of the pandemic that law enforcement officers on the front lines combating this pandemic—more than 90% of whom will be responding from local and State agencies—would be increasingly vulnerable to contracting the virus. COVID-19 makes no distinction between age, race or gender. As we had feared, the virus has claimed the lives of many, and now includes a growing number o...

Tips On Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak
We know our community is facing a whole new set of challenges each and every day while we’re all doing our fair share to remain indoors and protect each other from the recent Coronavirus outbreak. While working remotely seems simple enough here are some recommendations that can help you better adjust to these changes while you settle into a new work routine. Share to help our community continue to #FlattenTheCurve and be sure to comment with your own tips!

Letter to Executive Director of the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Directors
April 10, 2020 To: Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials (CALPHO)  Re: COVID-19 Dispatch Notification Policies and Procedures We are writing to you today to request that each of your Local Public Health Agency (LPHA) members enact a policy for information sharing with the first responders in their communities related to COVID-19 cases. We greatly appreciate the difficult work that LPHAs are doing for their communities during this unprecedented time. First responders a...

Another Open Letter to Our Nation’s Governors - 10 April 2020
Dear Governors, I am writing to you again on behalf of the members of the National Fraternal Order of Police as well as our members in your State to urge you to amend your State and local workman’s compensation laws through executive or legislative action and establish a presumption that law enforcement officers who contract the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) did so in the line of duty. For States that have public safety officer death or disability programs, I urge that they also...

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