About Shelby County Fraternal Order of Police
The mission of the Shelby County Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police is to serve those who proudly and faithfully serve our community. As a Lodge, we support the men and women who dedicate their careers to making Shelby County a safe place to work and live.
The mission of our National Lodge is:
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 among 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.
The Alabama State Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police was organized in 1947. The Alabama State FOP consists of 64 lodges throughout the state and is made up of approximately 8,000 active and retired Law Enforcement members.
The Shelby County Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police was chartered on March 22, 1972 as the 41st Lodge in Alabama under the leadership of Alabaster Police Chief, CE "Bull" Carter.
Lodge #41 has since grown to include Law Enforcement members from all Shelby County Law Enforcement Agencies, to include members from all Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.
Our Lodge has proudly served distinguished members of our Law Enforcement community, to include Sheriffs, Chiefs of Police, City Council Members, County Commissioners, and State Representative.
Lodge #41 is a faithful supporter of
- Alabama Easter Seals
- The Law Enforcement Torch Run
- The Shelby County Chaplain’s Association
- The Philip Mahan Davis Foundation
We strive yearly to serve our community through various philanthropic events.