Welcome to the Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge 957 Website.
This site is dedicated to our brother and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The central mission of our Lodge is to ensure that the fallen officers of the Orange County law enforcement community are never forgotten. To further this goal, our lodge has erected and dedicated two memorial walls at the entrance of the County Courthouse that list the names of the 28 members of the Orange County law enforcement community that have died in the line of duty. We are also dedicated to honoring the families and loved ones of these fallen heroes for their sacrifice, dignity and courage. To honor and recognize these very special people, we hold the Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service every year on the first Friday in May to coincide with the start of Police Week. Our other main objective is to promote fraternal, social and charitable events among the law enforcement community and foster good relations between all members of law enforcement. We also advocate on the behalf of our members using the legislative and political process.
We also intend:
to support and defend the Constitution of the United States
to inculcate loyalty and allegiance to the United States of America
to promote and foster the enforcement of law and order
to improve the individual and collective proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties
to encourage fraternal, educational, charitable and social activities amongst law enforcement officers
to advocate and strive for uniform application of the civil service merit system for appointment and promotion
to support the improvement of the standard of living and working conditions of the law enforcement profession through every legal and ethical means available
to create and maintain tradition of esprit de corps insuring fidelity to duty under all conditions and circumstances
to cultivate a spirit of fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among our members and the people we serve
to increase the efficiency of the law enforcement profession and thus more firmly to establish the confidence of the public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.
Letter From The President
American Legion Post 488
As we emerge from one of the toughest winters in several years, and hopefully the beginning of the end of the COVID 19 pandemic and a return to normalcy, I want to update you on some upcoming important events.
Attorney General Letitia James and Sen. Kevin Parker have sponsored a disastrous anti-police bill called the Police Accountability Act which if passed would be the most restrictive use of force law in the country. It goes without saying that this will also result in more police officers being injured and killed, as well as assure the continuation of skyrocketing violent crime destroying our communities.
Please see the below link from the Police Conference of New York and take the time to help fight this dangerous legislation. Failure to do so will have a drastic impact on you, your families and cops on the street.
Please click here and fill out the petition on the website.
Additionally, please share the link with your membership, family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, business owners, and anyone else in your community.
Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge 597
Fraternal Order of Police
NYS Fraternal Order of Police - Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge #957
On Saturday December 4th at 8:30AM, members of the FOP will be meeting at the County Courthouse to place Christmas wreaths on the Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial and will then disperse throughout the county to place wreaths at the final resting places of our 38 fallen brothers listed on the monuments. We began this tradition several years ago to honor the memory of the officers and troopers that have made the ultimate sacrifice, and to raise public awareness that their families and loved ones still feel the pain of their loss, especially during the holiday season. Members of the Orange County law enforcement community, their families and the general public are welcome to participate. If your department has an officer listed on the memorial walls or interred within their jurisdiction and would like to participate by laying a wreath, please contact Walter Hickey at email@example.com or at (845) 629-4896.
Your lodge dues for 2021 is due.
We can now accept payment by credit card at any meeting. Cash or checks are of course accepted as well.
We are also continuing our successful membership drive next year, sign up 5 new members and your dues are free for the next year. Lodge courtesy cards "should" be available at this upcoming meeting.
If paying by check please download this form and submit it at the next meeting or mail it to:
Fraternal Order of Police
P.O. Box 2122
Monroe NY 10949-2122
2021 Memorial Wall Ceremony
Wreath Laying Ceremony- In Remembrance of Orange County Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty.
2021 Orange County Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Service-
Fallen heroes were honored in their hometown of Orange County, NY. The names of Sergeant Wayne Jackson, Detectives Brian Mulkeen, Michael Davis, Charles Gittens, and Police Officer Richard Taylor were etched in the Police Memorial Wall in Goshen. Honored tonight were all families of all these heroes on the Memorial Wall. We will never forget.
Photos provided by Ferrigno Photos.
To join the Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge 957 you must be an active or retired law enforcement officer that lives or works in Orange County New York. If you meet the above criteria feel free to download our current membership application by CLICKING HERE.
If you would like to pay your dues, re-join or sponsor a new member
please click on this LINK for our lodge's membership application.
Don't forget our membership drive, sign up 5 new members and your dues are free for the following year.
Sign up the most new members
and win a custom embroidered lodge
3 season jacket or fleece.