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Funeral Arrangements: Tommy Tizzard
The funeral services for Louisiana National Trustee Tommy Tizzard will be held on Friday, January 22nd at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr, Metairie, LA 70001. Visitation will begin at 10AM with a service to follow. Everyone must wear a mask and observe COVID-19 restrictions at the funeral home. Tommy was a long-time member of the Louisiana Fraternal Police Executive Board and a 32 year veteran with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, where he retired from the rank of ...

Passing of Louisiana National Trustee Tommy Tizzard
It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Louisiana National Trustee Tommy Tizzard following a courageous 27 month battle against cancer. Tommy was a long time member of the Louisiana Fraternal of Police executive board and a 32 year veteran with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office where he retired at the rank of Lieutenant. Tommy also served on the Board of Directors of Easter Seals of Louisiana, the New Orleans Police Emerald Society, and much more. To know Tommy was to...

Louisiana's Police Funding Protection Act
Louisiana's Police Funding Protection Act While we are disappointed that the Police Funding Protection Act failed we are pleased with the debate that occurred out of it. Three Senators in committee and during floor debate said that they are supportive of measures to increase the pay for law enforcement. These statements should invigorate a movement to support legislation for a much needed increase in supplemental pay next session. Thank you to Representative Harris for #DefendingNotDefu...

Hurricane Delta Response
The Louisiana FOP has been in contact with the National FOP Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and NFOP President Yoes about Hurricane Delta's landfall. We have also been in contact with Verizon Wireless and their disaster communications response team. Verizon has been in contact with local EOC's in the path of the storm. If you have communications needs after the storm please contact us and we will pass the needs on to Verizon. If there is anything that you think the LAFOP can f...

UPDATE: Funeral Arrangements: Johnny Frederic
Visitation extended to 8PM From Jambalaya Lodge #16 Services for Brother Johnny Frederic: Wednesday September 30, 2020 at Ourso Funeral Home located at 13533 Airline Highway Gonzales, La Visitation:Public 1200 -2000 Service at 1700 hours. If a lodge/agency/ or fellow FOP brother sister would like to honor Johnny by assisting with Honor Guard please contact Officer Walter Taylor at (225)328-0910. If you knew Johnny, you know he loved Hawaiian shirts. Please feel free to wear one in h...

Dialogue in Disparity
LPB's Louisiana Public Square, "Dialogue in Disparity", featured the current police reform movement in Louisiana. President Basco along with 3 other panelists discussed the issues surrounding SCR 7, the Police Training, Screening, and De-escalation Task Force.  Watch the segment below.  

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