New website connecting residents to open businesses
Monday, 11 May 2020
Denver City Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer has launched a new database intended to help support local small businesses and consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
#WeAreOpenDenver is a business website which utilizes an interactive map to help steer consumers toward open establishments. Denverites can type in their address or click to geolocate themselves, and the map automatically shows businesses that are close by.
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Jack Dudek Member of the Year Award - Nomination Guidelines
Monday, 11 May 2020
The award for the Member of the Year is the most prestigious acknowledgment that our membership can bestow on one of its own. It is an honor that is given each year, either at the midterm Board Meeting or at our National Conference.
In 2020 the Member of the Year Award Committee will determine who will receive this distinguished award at the Fall Board of Trustees Meeting in Jacksonville, FL, September 3-5.
The Jack Dudek Member of the Year Award was established as a means of rewarding an i...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UPDATED ON 5 MAY 2020
STATEMENT OF NATIONAL PRESIDENT PATRICK YOES ON FOP-CENTERRA PARTNERSHIP FOR PPE EQUIPMENT
All across our country, FOP members are on the frontlines—keeping our homes, neighborhoods and streets safe in this time of crisis. The men and women in law enforcement have always faced dangers in the line of duty, but they face a new and invisible threat in COVID-19.
Ensuring the health and safety of our members is one of the most ...
Do you need to wear a mask when exercising in Denver? Glad you asked
Friday, 08 May 2020
The city of Denver has ordered residents to wear face coverings when they are out in public, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffocate while trying to walk or run for exercise.
In a news conference announcing the rules going forward when the city’s stay at home ruling expires on Friday, Mayor Michael Hancock clarified what that means for people trying to get outdoor exercise.
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On Sunday the Tigard POA helped a family create some memories. Jerry is a 13 year old Golden Retriever who has been diagnosed with stage 4 Lymphoma and has 7-10 days left. His owners reached out to the department and asked if they could help “check a box” on Jerry’s bucket list, to be a K-9 for a day. “Box Check”, thanks to the Tigard POA family!
As most of you are aware, we are partnered with the Colorado Chiefs of Police and County Sheriffs of Colorado in the Thank Blue program.
Elected officials, media persons, and sports stars have contributed to a THANKBLUE# video to express their heartfelt thanks for the work you do. Especially during this National Crisis.
While many of Coloradoans are sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado’s law enforcement officers have been out working to keep our state safe and ...
Captain Brian Nanavaty (Ret.), a key member of the National FOP Wellness Committee provides information for police and law enforcement officers to help safeguard their physical and mental health during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Captain Nanavaty specializes in the areas of personal and career survival in public safety, with a focus on officer wellness and mental health. Nanavaty retired in 2017 after 33 years with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD) where in 2010 he created t...