2000
Active Members
13
Local Lodges
155
Fallen Officers
5010
Police Officers

About the Fraternal Order of Police

The Fraternal Order of Police is the nation’s largest police organization with a membership of 322,000. Founded in 1915, the F.O.P. represents professional, full time officers from all agencies of law enforcement.

Our National Lodge is actively involved with legislation in Washington, D.C., ensuring protection of the rights of law enforcement officers. The direct result of the leadership in the F.O.P., is the Public Safety Officers Benefits of $150,000.00. Paid to the families of officers killed in the line of duty.

About the Fraternal Order of Police

The Fraternal Order of Police is the nation’s largest police organization with a membership of 322,000. Founded in 1915, the F.O.P. represents professional, full time officers from all agencies of law enforcement.

Our National Lodge is actively involved with legislation in Washington, D.C., ensuring protection of the rights of law enforcement officers. The direct result of the leadership in the F.O.P., is the Public Safety Officers Benefits of $150,000.00. Paid to the families of officers killed in the line of duty.

IN NEW MEXICO

The State Lodge was formed in 1954 and is proud to be New Mexico’s largest and one of the oldest law enforcement organizations. We boast a membership of approximately 2,000 active members, organized in 13 lodges throughout the state.

The F.O.P. has always been and remains today, actively involved in protecting the interests and welfare of law enforcement officers and their families. The F.O.P. Legislative Program led the way in the creation and passage of the Officers Bill of Rights and the passage of the Collective Bargaining Act; The Police Officers survivors Benefit of $50,000.00, which goes to the survivors of police officers killed in the line of duty; was passed in 1995; Free tuition to any State University is offered to a child of an officer who is killed in the line of duty; the F.O.P. is recognized as the VOICE of law enforcement in New Mexico, remaining a leader in protecting the rights of officers at the legislative level in Santa Fe.

In New Mexico

The State Lodge was formed in 1954 and is proud to be New Mexico’s largest and one of the oldest law enforcement organizations. We boast a membership of approximately 2,000 active members, organized in 13 lodges throughout the state.

The F.O.P. has always been and remains today, actively involved in protecting the interests and welfare of law enforcement officers and their families. The F.O.P. Legislative Program led the way in the creation and passage of the Officers Bill of Rights and the passage of the Collective Bargaining Act; The Police Officers survivors Benefit of $50,000.00, which goes to the survivors of police officers killed in the line of duty; was passed in 1995; Free tuition to any State University is offered to a child of an officer who is killed in the line of duty; the F.O.P. is recognized as the VOICE of law enforcement in New Mexico, remaining a leader in protecting the rights of officers at the legislative level in Santa Fe.

State Officers

Meet the Team

Terry Fortenberry

President (Silver City)

Eric Padilla

Vice President (Las Vegas)

Janine Trujillo

Secretary (Las Cruces)

Robert Radosevich

Treasurer (Rio Rancho)

Tom Smith

Conductor (Santa Fe)

Adam Gallegos

Sgt. At Arms (Santa Fe)

Harry Tipton

Chaplin (Albuquerque)

Robert Martinez

Immed. Past President (Albuquerque)

J.R. Stewart

National Trustee (Las Cruces)

Roberta Radosevich

Chairman Trustees (Santa Fe)

David Heshley

Labor Services Director (Albuquerque)

STATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

David Heshley (Albuquerque)

State Trustees

Roberta Radosevich

Albuquerque Lodge #1

Arthur Rascon

Copper Lodge #2

Billy Purdue

Santa Fe Lodge #3

Terry McCoy

San Juan County Lodge #4

Steven Juneau

Artesia Lodge #5

Andy Yearly

McKinley County Lodge #7

Mike Hart

Las Cruces Lodge #8

Raoul McPeters

Lea County Lodge #9

Rick Smith

Eastern Plains Lodge #11

Sean Laursen

Valencia County Lodge #14

Ashley Standridge

Deming Lodge #16

Caleb Marquez

Meadow City Lodge #20

Frank Brennan

Pecos Lodge #55