completed applications to the State Secretary:
220 Coachman Dr.
Lexington, SC 29072
Any full-time, sworn law enforcement officer with arrest
power who is employed by a government entity may become a member of
the Fraternal Order of Police.
Constitution and By-Laws of the Fraternal Order of Police
Article 4 - Membership
Section 1. Any regularly appointed or elected and full-time
employed law enforcement officer of the United States, any state or
political subdivision thereof, or any agency may be eligible for membership
in the Fraternal Order of Police, subject to the provisions of this
Constitution. No person shall be denied membership on account of race,
religion, color, creed, sex, age, or national origin.
Section 2. Subject only to the provisions of this Constitution,
each state and subordinate lodge shall be the judge of its membership.
Each state and subordinate lodge shall establish requirements for membership
in good standing of its respective membership, which requirements shall
not be inconsistent herewith.
Each local lodge has its own dues structure and pricing varies. After your application has been approved the lodge will notify you concerning your dues.
Dues include a $1.00 yearly voluntary contribution to our State PAC. For inquires or to cancel this important contribution call 1-866-347-2367
Each local lodge has its own requirements regarding
membership for retired law enforcement officers. If you are a retired
law enforcement officer and wish to join the Fraternal Order of Police,
you will need to contact the local FOP lodge you wish to join. If you
do not know which local lodge is closest to you, contact a State Lodge