• FOP encourages voters to approve proposal for more officers

    Published: June 12, 2017 By: Karl Torp, News9 Watch Video OKLAHOMA CITY – The Fraternal Order of Police has launched a campaign aimed at hiring more police officers in Oklahoma City. The campaign is encouraging voters to approve a plan to extend the MAPS penny sales tax which would increase funding for public safety. The vote would be […]

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  • FOP launches campaign to bring more officers to OKC

    Published: June 12, 2017 By: Crystal Price, KOCO Watch Video OKLAHOMA CITY —The Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police has launched an online campaign asking for city officials to approve a sales tax initiative to help hire more officers. FOP officials said it’s been several decades since they’ve hired more officers, and it’s taking a […]

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  • OKC setting priorities for bond, sales tax proposals

    Published: May 30, 2017 By: Brian Brus, The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – City Council members will ask residents for their feedback on a $1.1 billion package of bond issue and sales tax proposals leading to a citywide vote in September. The vast majority of the package, $967 million, would be acquired under a general obligation bond […]

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  • Mayor proposes shift in MAPS to police, streets

    Published: April 19, 2017 By: William Crum, The Oklahoman Mayor Mick Cornett has proposed making a fraction of the 1-cent MAPS capital improvements sales tax permanent, to be used primarily to hire more police officers. The balance of the penny tax would be refocused to street repairs and resurfacing, a change from the major projects most […]

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  • FOP files second grievance over OKCPD minimum staffing levels

    Published: May 9, 2017 By: Austin Prickett & Shardaa Gray, Fox 25  Watch Video OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The Oklahoma City lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police has filed a second grievance against the Oklahoma City Police Department over staffing issues. The Oklahoma City Police Department confirms that they received the second grievance May 5. […]

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  • FOP files second grievance against OCPD over manpower concerns

    Published: May 9, 2017 By: KOCO Watch the Video The Fraternal Order of Police has filed a second grievance against the Oklahoma City Police Department over manpower concerns. FOP president John George sent the first grievance to OCPD Chief Bill Citty in April after George said the department fell below minimum staffing 30 times in […]

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  • FOP files second grievance over OKC PD staffing concerns

    Published: May 09, 2017 By: Adrianna Iwasinski, News 9 OKLAHOMA CITY –The Fraternal Order of Police representing Oklahoma City officers has filed another grievance against the Oklahoma City Police Department over how the department handles minimum staffing. The OKC FOP filed the letter late last week, and the OKC Chief of Police responded the next day […]

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