Welcome to the Burlington County, New Jersey FOP Lodge No. 2

The Fraternal Order of Police was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in November of 1915. Since that time it has expanded to forty nine states with over two thousdand lodges. The organization is much like other fraternal groups, but it is exclusively for law enforcement officers.

The most important unit is the local lodge. Any group of ten licensed law enforcement officers can charter a lodge. Each lodge meets on a regular basis and sets its own agenda and calendar. It elects its own officers, and, in turn, sends representatives to the State Lodge. The State Lodge, in turn, provides representation to the Grand (or National) Lodge, and also sends delegates to the biennial national conference - the next one is scheduled for New Orleans, Louisiana, in August of 2005.

The FOP is run by and for the membership.

The Burlington County Lodge (New Jersey Lodge No. 2) generally meets once a month to discuss issues that are important to our members. Meeting locations change each month as noted in the monthly newsletter.
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