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“Why Cops Hate To Brag – And Why That’s An Issue”
By David Leibowitz As a public relations and crisis communications professional who has spent the last dozen years representing cops and detention officers, here’s something I’ve learned firsthand. Very few members of law enforcement like to boast. I get it. Bragging seems distasteful for any number of reasons, including being given hell by our fellow officers, or simply not liking personal attention in an environment like policing, which is absolutely a team sport. With that said, so...

Phoenix Police Officer Moldovan Shot
Phoenix Police Officer Tyler Moldovan is fighting for his life after being shot multiple times in the line of duty. This is an incredibly somber time for the Phoenix Police Department and the entire community, but even more so for Officer Moldovan’s wife and family. We ask that you keep them in your thoughts. Just after 2:00 a.m. on December 14 , 2021, officers received multiple calls about vehicles driving erratically in the area of 19th Avenue and Camelback Road. Officers located a car ma...

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful and Safe Thanksgiving
Throughout the past year we have endured many challenges and successes. At this time of year we take a moment and give thanks for all of your service. We want to wish you all a blessed and happy thanksgiving. Your Fop

Phoenix FOP Lodge 2 - Covid
A message to first responders:  From: Yen Pilch Robaina & Kresin, PLC, Attorneys for Members of the FOP/ALC Dozens of Members have called the firm questioning the legality of Covid-19 vaccine mandates. We have reviewed long-standing legal precedent as well as recent court cases from around the country. Although historical precedent and the majority of recent court decisions support such mandates, it appears likely the issue may come before the U.S. Supreme Court. It therefore...

FOP Lodge 2 Statement on the City of Phoenix Vaccine Mandate
The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 2 has taken the position that vaccinations work effectively to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We have encouraged our members to get the vaccine so they can stay safe at work and at home. With that said, we believe that medical decisions like whether to get vaccinated should be made by the individual in consultation with his or her physician, not by government at the federal, state or local level. No one should be forced by the government to choose ...

Thank You - Those who Serve and Protect
Phoenix Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 2 wants to take a moment and thank all the veterans who have served our country. It is because of the dedication duty and honor that we can live free. To those who currently serve here protecting us every day, we also want to salute and thank you! Have a wonderful Veterans Day!

Update of Officers shot and killed
November 1, 2021 by Matthew Brown The National Fraternal Order of Police reports that as of midnight on October 31, there have been 281 officers shot in the line of duty so far this year, 52 of whom were killed by gunfire. There have been 86 ambush-style attacks on law enforcement officers this year (+139% from 2020 YTD), which have resulted in 109 officers shot, 26 of whom were killed. To read the full report, please click here. Source