After several requests to amend HB 1815/SB 5497 to allow law enforcement more effective engagement with the diverse communities in which they serve, the Washington State Fraternal Order of Police (WAFOP) stands in opposition of the bills in their current form. Since the introduction of the bills WAFOP has made efforts to work with the legislature to address concerns that, we believe, potentially marginalize law enforcement from immigrant populations.
Law enforcement association finds growth and support in Pierce County.
(Tacoma, WA, March 24, 2019) The Washington State Fraternal Order of Police (WAFOP) is pleased to announce the newly chartered Tahoma Lodge #36. The Tahoma Lodge consists of law enforcement officers that work in and around the Pierce County region.
Law enforcement group ask the legislature to use data driven decisions and an abundance of caution related to law enforcement and firefighter retirement pensions
(Tacoma, WA, March 24, 2019) The Washington State Legislature through HB 2144 and SB 5983 is considering legislation effecting the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Plan 2 Pension Fund (LEOFF 2).
"We signed in “other” today because our members just aren’t sure whether this is a good policy proposal or a bad one. We do know is that our members are desirous of the opportunity to fully, meaningfully, and thoughtfully analyze and understand the ramifications of such a transfer on their pensions – both long and short term.