Join the FOP

Lodge #41 welcomes all applications. Our membership is open to current and retired Law Enforcement as well as non Law Enforcement.  We have two forms of membership, Active members and Associate members.


Our Active members are Active Law Enforcement Officers.


Our Associate members are Non Law Enforcement.


Membership fees are $100 per year for both Active and Associate membership.


First time applicants may fill out an application to be submitted before the Lodge.  The application will be presented to the Lodge for review and voted on at the following business meeting.  If you have any questions about membership, please feel free to contact any Officer of the Shelby County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #41.

This is a fillable application for Active or Associate membership to Shelby County FOP Lodge 41. Download the application, complete it electronically, and submit via email to
FOP Application 11-1-21.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [857.1 KB]

Lodge Use

All Active and Associate members of Lodge #41 have full access to the Lodge for personal use. Many of our members choose to use the Lodge for gatherings such as birthday parties, seasonal parties, shift gatherings, and business meetings. Our Lodge is equipped with a large kitchen, handicapped accessible bathrooms, a big screen TV with satellite television, a billiards room, and a meeting room.


If you have questions about reserving our Lodge for your next gathering please contact James Sellers.


Please also be sure to check the lodge availability on the lodge calendar located on our home screen.


Moonlighting Insurance

The Moonlighting Liability Insurance Program protects individual peace officers who perform extra duty jobs. In addition to protecting the officer, coverage is extended to the non-governmental entity that has contracted the officer’s services.  By offering protection to the extra duty employer, you have a distinct marketing advantage over other programs, which may not extend coverage to the hiring entity.

Legal Defense Fund

The Fraternal Order of Police Legal Defense Plan, Inc. was created by the National FOP to administer
the FOP Legal Defense Plan, Inc. This program is designed specifically to cover the law enforcement exposures faced by members of the FOP Legal Defense Plan, Inc. by paying legal defense costs on behalf
of participating members for the following actions and proceedings:

For the law enforcement professional, duty-related legal defense protection is a necessity, as the
frequency and cost of allegations against peace officers continues to rise. The FOP Legal Defense Plan, Inc. offers you and your lodge members a very affordable and comprehensive coverage plan. Please
refer to the option below for additional information on Plan coverages, enrollment, and claims services


$68.00 Annually

  • Civil
  • Criminal

To submit an Individual Application to the FOP Legal Defense Plan, please fill out the form below. Within 30 days of your application's approval, you will be sent your Welcome Packet, including ID Card, Plan Booklet, and a Certificate of Participation.

For immediate assistance, please contact us at 800-341-6038 or If you are paying by check, please make payable to FOP Legal Plan, Inc.

Individual Enrollment Form >>


For an additional $12.00 a year, the Alabama State FOP Lodge will cover the cost for Administrative coverage. Please speak to the Secretary/Treasurer of Lodge 41 if you are interested in this coverage.

Discounted Services

All FOP members Save 20% on order from and

Simply use the Promotion Code: GRANDFOP.


Members also receive discounted rates on car rentals from Enterprise Rent A Car and Avis.


Members are also eligible for saving on cruises and travel plans when arrangements are made through "Your Travel


Education and Training

Education Services


The Education Services Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of professional law enforcement training programs and events. Our goal is to maintain the highest standard in providing quality education and excellence in training. We are committed to equipping law enforcement professionals with the necessary skills needed to enhance their career development and quality of life. The Committee also seeks to provide a comprehensive understanding of the complex legislation impacting law enforcement officers.

Columbia Southern University Scholarship

The Alabama FOP has partnered with Columbia Southern University to offer current FOP members a full tuition scholarship to attend Columbia Southern. Columbia Southern University is a 100% online school that offers many degree options. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship follow the link below and download an application. Only members that are in good standing will be eligble for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded in October at the Fall Board meeting.

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The Shelby County Lodge, #41 of the Fraternal Order of Police is dedicated to serving those who serve our community

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This is a fillable application for Active or Associate membership to Shelby County FOP Lodge 41. Download the application, complete it electronically, and submit via email to
FOP Application 11-1-21.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [857.1 KB]
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