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
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.