The Fraternal Order of Police fights for better retirement benefits, better training and more safeguards for law enforcement. We do this by having constant representation in Columbia at the Statehouse lobbying on our behalf. Our legislative agent communicates with your local senator or representative to either support or not support bills and laws on behalf of the FOP.
Locally, our lodge expresses the concerns of local officers with city council members or county administrators to assure your salary and benefits are taken into consideration when large decisions take place. We are not a Union, but we can act as a group and voice concerns about our jobs.
Also, our National Lodge of the FOP works with all branches of the federal government on behalf of its members. The FOP has gained the title as “The Voice of the Nation’s Law Enforcement” for its work.
Updates on the FOP’s efforts in Washington and Columbia can be found in our legislative updates section.
U. S. Congressional Delegation
Tri-County Delegation Members
Sean Bennett, District 38
Paul G. Campbell, Jr., District 44
George E. “Chip” Campsen III, District 43
Stephen Goldfinch, Jr., District 34
Lawrence K. “Larry” Grooms, District 37
Marlon E. Kimpson, District 42
Sandy Senn, District 41
Margie Bright Matthews, District 45
Robert L. Brown, District 116
William E. “Bill” Crosby, District 117
Wendell G. Gilliard, District 111
Lee Hewitt, District 108
Katie Arrington, District 94
William S. Cogswell Jr., District 110
David J. Mack III, District 109
Peter M. McCoy, Jr., District 115
James H. Merrill, District 99
Samuel Rivers, Jr., District 15
F. Michael “Mike” Sottile, District 112
Leonidas E. “Leon” Stavrinakis, District 119
Lin Bennett, District 114
J. Seth Whipper, District 113
South Carolina House Delegation