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Cops & Kids Event Fundraiser - Phone Solicitations
The Phoenix FOP Lodge 2 is currently in the process of making outgoing calls in an effort to raise funds for our upcoming Cops & Kids Back to School event. This message is to inform you that, should you receive a call from us asking to donate, this is a LEGITIMATE fundraiser. Funds that are raised through this campaign will directly benefit the Cops & Kids Back to School event as well as additional community programs at the F.O.P.’s discretion. For more inform...

NLEOM Candlelight Vigil to be Virtual
As you know, the National Fraternal Order of Police has sponsored the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and several events during the week including the Candlelight Vigil, since inception. Although the FOP has no ill will towards any of the other national organizations that participate in honoring our heroes, the planning and expense is courtesy of the Grand Lodge and Concerns Of Police Survivors (COPS). This year's event has been changed to a virtual one and the fallen who should be h...

Fallen Officer
ALL of us in public safety morn the passing of Commander Carnicle, and pray for the impacted families and speedy recovery of the two other heroes as they recover from their injuries. This is a solemn reminder that life is precious, and we never know when tragedy will strike. PLEASE be safe out there and we thank our brothers and sisters working the street in the face of evil each and every night. Sean Mattson, PresidentArizona Fraternal Order of Police In addition, the Phoenix Police Depart...

A Vacation from the Lodge You Can Use Annually!
Congratulations on Your New Lodge 2 benefit - A Vacation from the Lodge You Can Use Annually! Lodge 2 is committed to your health and well-being. Part of that is remembering to take vacations. To that end, we have partnered with the company to provide vacations for our members. The catch you say? Allow us to explain. Lodge 2 pays for the cost the hotel stay. You simply pay the nightly taxes and fees, such as hotel fees. Go to the FOP Lodge 2 members-only side of the website by clickin...

Tragic loss of Officer Paul Rutherford
The Rutherford family and the City of Phoenix experienced a tragic loss today March 21, 2019. Police Officer Paul Rutherford was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Avenue and Indian School Road at 8:30 am. Officer Rutherford had been serving the City of Phoenix community for nearly 23 years. He was handling a call for service across the street from the scene of an earlier accident he had responded to when he was struck. He was transported to a local hospital where ...

Verizon Puts A Freeze on Texting for Exiting PPSLA Members – Explained
Yesterday, there was a “soft closure” of many PPSLA Verizon accounts and there will be more to come. This is in lieu of simply turning off all devices last month – something that we should have done under this type of account or risk a huge expense to the lodge. As we stated before, to avoid any interruption in service, simply let us know what you want to do: 1. Keep your benefit as is. For $35/month continue to be an FOP member by filling out an automatic check withdrawal form that we ...

Fallen Trooper Tyler Edenhofer
Trooper Tyler Edenhofer was shot and killed after he and several officers responded to reports of a subject throwing objects at vehicles on I-10, near Avondale Boulevard in Goodyear, at approximately 10:00 pm. Three Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers and two Goodyear Police Department officers responded to the scene and attempted to take the subject into custody. The man resisted arrested and engaged the officers in a struggle that lasted several minutes. The subject was able to obt...