Who We Are
Founded in 1967, the Fraternal Order of Police, Delaware Lodge 5, is an organization consisting of sworn law enforcement officers that comprise the work force of the New Castle County Police Department. We are the voice of those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving New Castle County. We are committed to improving the working conditions of our members and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, and employee representation.
Keeping Everyone Informed
Carney signs law enforcement legislation
Governor John Carney on Monday, August 7, 2023, signed a pair of bills relating to the Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights (LEOBOR), and police standards and training.
Mission BBQ finally opens on Concord Pike
The Concord Pike location is the first Mission BBQ in New Castle County and the second in Delaware, joining a location on Route 13 in Dover.
American Crisis: Recruiting the Next Wave of Police Officers
The FOP has always been committed to improving our profession, the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement and employee representation. In recent years, the law enforcement profession has been facing a real crisis in our ability to recruit and retain officers with the abilities, character and integrity to do a very difficult and increasingly dangerous job.
Grand FOP Lodge
Fraternal Order of Police, Delaware Lodge 5, is subordinate to the Grand Fraternal Order of Police. The Grand Lodge represents over 330,000 law enforcement officers across the world. Find out more about issues to include the "Social Security Windfall Elimination" act to recruitment and retention problems.
Taking Care of the Individual Officer by Developing a Culture of Wellness
Officer Assistance Fund
Helping Officers in their time of need
Outreach & Fraternity
We are a fraternal organization first. When one of our members is injured or needs assistance, we help Whether it's shoveling a snowy driveway for a brother officer with a broken arm or financially assisting a sister officer in a time of family need, the Officer Assistance Fund is a safety net to FOP Lodge 5 members.
If you would like to help, click on the link below to donate today. Any amount is appreciated and will go a long way in easing the burden on our members in need.
Click below to donate now. All donations are tax deductible.
Lodge 5 is dedicated to being a presence at various labor events, charity experiences, and social happenings. Each one of these presents a unique opportunity for Lodge 5 members to stay involved, give back to our communities, and be out and about.