Month: December 2021

Survivor Tuition becomes Law

Michigan House Bill 4247 will allow more children to access funds from the Survivor Tuition Grant. The Survivor Tuition Grant is a program helping children of those killed in the line of duty receive aid to a public Michigan university. “Michigan police officers and firefighters have served our communities with honor and dedication, and the Survivor Tuition Grant is crucial in honoring the children of our fallen first responders.[…]

Police Supplemental Appropriations Bill Passed

The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a supplemental appropriations bill of nearly $370 million to support Police and Public Safety. Some of the key spending proposals included in the spending bill are: $10 million for local law enforcement quarantine reimbursement  (to reimburse officers that were forced to quarantine and take personal time off because of exposure or possible exposure to COVID-19) $ 2.5 million for signing bonuses for new corrections officers $ 2.5 million for retention bonuses for corrections officers $10 million for community police programs $10 million for public safety signing bonuses $7.5 million for first responder and public safety staff mental health services $1 million for first responder bags $40 million for public safety academy assistance programs to provide scholarships for police academy recruits and assistance with salaries for police cadets The bill passed the House of Representatives 97-3 and is now awaiting further action by the Michigan Senate.[…]

Mobile App

The Michigan FOP proudly announces the launch of the New Michigan FOP Mobile App. The official app for the members of the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police. Our app provides contact information for our labor members, a real-time legislative tracker, member benefits, super raffle, news, alerts, and many more resources for Fraternal Order of Police Michigan Members.[…]
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