The Fraternal Order of Police Associates is an organization formed to increase our understanding of the, duties and problems of Police Officers; of bettering the conditions under which they serve our society; of promotion their interest and welfare in every conceivable way; and of being ever ready to give assistant to law enforcement at all levels. The Associates believe that Law is the safeguard to Freedom and it is our duty to uphold it.

Functions and Activities of The Associate Lodges

Each lodge works to serve its parent lodge. They provide Police departments with dedicated public support.

Many lodges present scholarships to dependents of Law Enforcement Officers and Associate Members.

Associate Lodges raise and donate funds for officers in need or distress and also provide funds for other police needs and youth programs.

Present awards to recognized out-standing and dedicated Police Officers and Associate members.

Raise funds by various activities such as:

Chili Cook-offs, Fish Fries, Pig Roasts, Marathons, Athletic Events, Other Tournaments, Clam Bakes, Solicitations, Lobster Raffles, Etc.

We hold joint social functions enjoyed by members, family and friends, such as dances, dinners, banquets, picnics and -for the children- Christmas and Halloween parties, Easter egg hunt, etc.


Your membership in the F.O.P.A. entitles you to:

• Enjoy fraternalism with our Law Enforcement Family

• You receive professional membership cards, decals and emblems which are recognized nationally

• Members are recognized for out-standing Achievement through various awards programs

• Members have the opportunity to attend and participate at State and National Conferences
• Members receive periodic Publication, Newsletters and alerts ( Legislative, etc. )

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Scholarship Application

The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to graduating high school students who are going on to pursue a college education.

The following criteria shall apply for all applicants.

The student must be a resident of the City of Warwick. He/She must be a graduating senior and must have been accepted to an accredited college or university.

The Warwick FOP Board of Directors will accept applications between May 1st and June 30th each year. Applications received before or after the application period listed above will not be accepted. Applicants can download the application by clicking on the link below. Fill out the application and mail it to : Warwick FOP Board of Directors, Attn: Secretary, P.O. Box 7241, Warwick, RI 02887.

You are ineligible if you have applied for and received this scholarship before. All finalists will be selected by a lottery procedure. All scholarships awarded will be of equal amounts. The scholarship amounts will vary by calendar year.

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