The Fraternal Order of Police is open to any regularly appointed, full-time employed, and retired Law Enforcement Officer of the United States, the United States Armed Forces, the State of Washington, Native American tribes, or political sub-division thereof, shall be eligible for membership in the lodge, subject to provisions of the Constitution and the By-laws of the Lodge. A Law Enforcement Officer is an employee of an agency, who is/was authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of, or the incarceration of any person for, any violation of law, and has statutory powers of arrest or apprehension under section 807(b) of title 10, United States Code (article 7(b) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice).
HOW TO APPLY:
Print out the web application complete and sign it.
Present your completed application, dues payment, and law enforcement credentials/commission to any Lodge Officer for endorsement, or;
Bring your application and dues to the next regular Board or Membership meeting, (See meeting notices on the events page.) or; Mail your application package, payment, and copy of your credentials/commission card (voided out) to:
Evergreen Lodge #1
P.O. Box 3189
Silverdale, WA 98383
Upon completion of your application, receipt of membership dues, and approval of your application by vote of the membership. You will be invited to attend a regular meeting, and will be sworn in. Your membership card will be forwarded to you when received by National. Please allow 4-6 weeks.
payroll deduction, select Option B or C. For more information on plan coverage, including limits, and exemptions, see: http://www.foplegal.com/
MEMBERSHIP DUES & FEES
$93.00 annual Membership for fulltime law enforcement officers.
$63.00 annual membership for retired law enforcement officers.
Pro-rated annual dues (new applications received after 1 February and before 31 July each year) is $50 Active, $30 retired. Billing cycle starts 1 November for the following year.- For members paying by cash, ACH withdrawal, check, money order or Paypal.
FOP LEGAL DEFENSE PLAN OPTION: Group plan premium is $300.00 annually, effective January 2019. New applicants must pay the 1st half of $150 in advance.
Dues payment may be made by:
Cash, check, or money order-made payable to: "FOP EVERGREEN LODGE #1"
PayPal (service charge applies)
Payroll deduction (Standard Form 1187) for federal employees only;
NOTE-Annual membership dues must be renewed by the Secretary by 31 JULY of each year. The Lodge Secretary must submit the annual per-capita tax report to the State Lodge on or before November 1st. Dues renewals received after 31JULY are subject to a $10 late fee, failure to renew by 1 OCTOBER will result in the member being suspended. A $10 fee will be assessed in addition to dues in arrears. Legal Defense Plan who are current through the plan anniversary date are subject to the policy plan restrictions.) . All local lodges are required to pay Per-Capita Tax on all members in order for a member to be reinstated. The remainder of per capita supports the operations cost of the lodge.
FOR MORE INFORMATION on applications and eligibility contact the Lodge Secretary
FOP Legal Defense Plan
Active Members: FOP Legal Defense provides active members insurance for the legal defense of administrative and criminal actions through North West Legal Advocates, FOPs Washington State Counsel. Premiums are $300 paid annually or via Direct Deposit ($11.54 per pay period.) or $15.12 with dues. LDP Payments are made by the lodge for the indviduals
Retired Members: LEOSA Insurance is available with unlimited converge for $75 per year. Enrollment is individually and premiums are paid by the member directly to Hylant.