Why Join FOP

History of Service

  • We are the oldest and largest Professional Police Organization in the nation.

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  • Our membership is made of active and retired law enforcement officers, correction officers, and civilian law enforcement personnel.

Community Service

  • Local community programs are sponsored by area lodges and officers. We care about our communities!

Local Identity

  • Local officers can customize their lodge to cater to their specific needs. One example would be rural requirements vs. urban requirements. FOP provides the foundation on which you build the kinds of features you specifically need and want.

Legal Defense


Legal Plan Coverage

  • Guaranteed on-scene response by an attorney to all critical incidents, 24-hours a day/seven days a week.
  • Legal representation from the attorney of your choice for ANY administrative action that results in suspension, demotion, termination or promotional pass over, even if the incident is not duty-related.
  • Complete legal coverage for all criminal prosecutions that arise out of the course and scope of your duties (on or off-duty).
  • An attorney to defend or monitor all civil suits that arise out of the course and scope of your duties (on or off-duty).
  • Coverage of all expenses necessary to properly defend you including polygraphs, private investigator expenses, expert witnesses and other professional services.
  • Coverage of all arbitration or related judicial fees.
  • Access to an attorney for consultation before disciplinary, civil or criminal action is taken against you.
  • No deductibles, co-pays or reimbursement provisions. You never get a bill.

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How to Join


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Contact any lodge officer

Contact any lodge officer for an application.

Download Application

You can download the application and dues deduction form and email it to tefop23@gmail.com or give it to any lodge officer.


Completed applications and dues deduction forms may be mailed or emailed to us at:

FOP Hill Country Lodge #23

P.O. Box 1093

San Marcos, Texas 78667