Yuma PD Chief Lekan retires in March

As it gets closer to the retirement date of City of Yuma Police Department’s Chief of Police, John Lekan, he is helping to raise money for our Fallen Officer Monument project.  Chief Lekan is sending out a challenge to the … Continue reading

Board Positions Open

Every year the board member positions are open to nominations and voting in board members.  During the November 19th meeting you can nominate someone (who must accept the nomination) for a board position. President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Sgt. At Arms, … Continue reading

Congratulations are in order

The Yuma Lodge would like to extend are happiest congratulation to Arizona Labor Council Executive Director Jim Mann on his retirement.  Jim has been a major asset to the ALC, AZ FOP members, and the AZ State Legislation.  Jim has … Continue reading

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We have a dedicated Facebook page to the Fallen Officer Memorial Monument Project. Search Facebook for: Yuma fop monument project  

Fallen Officer Monument Project

FOP Monument design After years of discussion the Yuma Lodge has decided to construct a proper monument to Honor the 36 law enforcement officers from the Yuma area communities who have died or been killed in the line of duty.  … Continue reading

October 2017 Yuma FOP Newsletter

In an effort to improve the communications process of our Lodge business, a newsletter will be produced bi-monthly.  This newsletter will be a platform to share information on membership concerns, benefits, on-goings of the Lodge, and other matters of business.  … Continue reading

Lodge Members Meet with Candidates

At the September 18th Lodge meeting, we took the time to interview each of the six Yuma City Council Candidates. Those interviewed were; Greg Counts, Gary Knight, Ken Rosevear, Leslie McClendon, Karen Watts, and Kristina McNair. The interviews were conducted by … Continue reading

Yuma FOP Members

The Yuma Lodge is holding another contest to send one member and a guest to National Police Week 2018. Rules are you must me a member of the Yuma Lodge, and attend at lest 4 monthly meetings by January 2018. … Continue reading

Vote “YES” on AZ Prop 124

Prop 124 – Vote Yes A quick personal ask. You will be receiving your mail-in ballot in a day or so on Prop 124. Prop 124 does only one thing; for all current ACTIVES AND RETIREES, it replaces a broken … Continue reading

Members Only Section

Please take the time to sign up for the “Members Only” section of this web site.  It is a way to share important member information.  Also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  We also have a YouTube channel and will … Continue reading

2015 In Review

While many things happened during the year of 2015 for all of us, it was a year for new things for the Yuma Lodge.  We held a Membership Fest in March.  First time in a long time members gathered to … Continue reading

Yuma Lodge donates a Patrol K-9 to YPD.

The Yuma Lodge officially “turned over the leash” on December 12th, 2013.  Through the graciousness of the Yuma community the Lodge was able to raise enough money to purchase a Patrol K9 and donate the dog to the Yuma Police … Continue reading

The Yuma Lodge is embracing social media

Keeping our membership updated with Lodge activities and information is very important to the board members.  We have branched out past just having a web site and email.  The Lodge has a Twitter account and a Facebook page. You can … Continue reading

And a very big THANK YOU goes to……

The Yuma Lodge was in front of the Yuma City Council on August 7th, 2013 to publicly recognize and present appreciation awards to the staff of the Yuma Civic Center, the staff of the Quartermaster Depot, and Johnson Mortuary.  These … Continue reading

Policeone.com “Roll Call” video

The website Policeone.com has been offering law enforcement news and training information for a long time.  Here is a “Roll Call” video to watch that offers good officer safety information. http://bcove.me/2lt2pbsz

Yuma DPS Officer killed

On May 6th, 2013 AZ Dept. of Public Safety Officer Tim Huffman was killed while investigating a traffic collision on I-8 near mile marker 40.  The members of the Yuma Lodge share in the pain and sorrow with the Officers … Continue reading