Selected Congressional Testimony
September 24, 2014
Oversight of Federal Programs for Equipping State and Local Law Enforcement
Statement for the Record from Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

June 10, 2014
Retroactive Application of Recent Changes to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines
Testimony of Rick Fulginiti, Chairman, National Legislative Committee, Grand Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police, before the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

May 14, 2014
The Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program: Supporting Law Enforcement Officers When It Matters Most
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Committee on the Judiciary.

July 17, 2013
The Expansion of Internet Gambling: Assessing Consumer Protection Concerns
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

April 17, 2012
Ending Racial Profiling in America
Testimony of Frank Gale, National Second Vice President, before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Committee on the Judiciary.

June 17, 2010
A Draft Bill to provide funding for the construction and maintenance of a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet Committee on Energy and Commerce.

March 10, 2010
H.R. 413, the "Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act"
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Subcommittee on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions House Committee on Education and Labor.

July 16, 2009
Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

January 15, 2009
Nomination of Eric H. Holder, Jr. to be the 82nd Attorney General of the United States
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

January 8, 2009
Helping State and Local Law Enforcement During an Economic Downturn
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

January 16, 2008
Social Security Benefits for Economically Vulnerable Beneficiaries
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the House Subcommittee on Social Security and Committee on Ways and Means.

November 13, 2007
Retroactive Application of Recent Changes to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

November 6, 2007
GPO and WEP: Policies Affecting Pensions from Work Not Covered by Social Security
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Senate Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy Committee on Finance.

October 17, 2007
Nomination of Michael B. Mukasey to be the next Attorney General of the United States
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Committee on the Judiciary.

September 6, 2007
The Implementation of the "Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004" (Pub. L. No. 108 277) and Additional Legislative Efforts Aimed at Expanding the Authority to Carry Concealed Firearms
Testimony of Tom Penoza, National Treasurer, before the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee on the Judiciary.

April 18, 2007
Downsizing the Federal Protective Service and its effect on the Protection of Federal Buildings
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

January 30, 2006
Communications Infrastructure Challenges Faced by First Responders During Hurricane Katrina
Testimony of Patrick Yoes, National Secretary, before the FCC.

September 29, 2005
Incident Command, Control, and Communications during Catastrophic Events
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science, and Technology.

June 9, 2005
Protecting and Strengthening Social Security
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Committee on Ways and Means.

April 14, 2005
Faster and Smarter Funding for First Responders Act
Testimony of Louis P. Cannon, President, District of Columbia Fraternal Order of Police, before the Committee on Homeland Security.

July 20, 2004
Social Security: Repeal of the WEP
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, on H.R. 4391, the "Public Servant Retirement Protection Act," before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Committee on Ways and Means.

July 20, 2004
Time to Bite the Bullet: Fixing Federal Law Enforcement Pay and Benefits
Testimony of Louis P. Cannon, President, District of Columbia Fraternal Order of Police and Chairman, F.O.P.'s Federal Officers Committee, before the Subcommittee on Civil Service and Agency Organization and Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives.

June 15, 2004
Concealed Carry Legislation for Law Enforcement Officers
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, on H.R. 218, the "Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act of 2003," before the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee on the Judiciary.

September 24, 2003
Social Security: Repeal of the WEP and GPO
Testimony of Kenneth Rocks, Then National Vice President, on S. 349, the "Social Security Fairness Act," before the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

July 23, 2003
Personnel Issues Affecting Law Enforcement Employees of the Federal Government
Testimony of Inspector Louis P. Cannon, President, District of Columbia Fraternal Order of Police and Chairman, F.O.P.'s Federal Officers Committee, before the Subcommittee on Civil Service and Agency Organization; Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources; and Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives.

May 1, 2003
Social Security: Repeal of the WEP and GPO
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, on H.R. 594, the "Social Security Fairness Act," before the House Subcommittee on Social Security.

July 23, 2002
Concealed Carry Legislation for Law Enforcement Officers
Testimony of Steve Young, Then National President, on S. 2480, the "Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act of 2002," before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

December 5, 2001
Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
Testimony of Steve Young, Then National President, on the Office for Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) before the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs.

August 1, 2001
Racial Profiling
Testimony of Steve Young, Then National Vice President, on S. 989, the "End Racial Profiling Act of 2001," before the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights.

July 25, 2000
Collective Bargaining
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, on S. 1016, the "Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act," before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

June 27, 2000
Social Security
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, in support of H.R. 1217, the "Government Pension Offset Reform Act" before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security.

May 9, 2000
Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Officers
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, on H.R. 1093, "Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act" before the House Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.

September 14-15, 1999
President Clinton's offer of clemency to jailed members of FALN
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, on the offer of clemency by President William Jefferson Clinton to jailed members of the Puerto Rican terrorist organization, the Armed Forces of National Liberation (Spanish initials: FALN) before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism.

May 13, 1999
United States v. Dickerson
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, in support of the decision United States v. Dickerson before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Criminal Oversight.

July 22, 1997
Concealed Carry Legislation for Law Enforcement Officers
Testimony of Bernard H. Teodorski, Then National Vice President, on H.R. 218, "Community Protection Initiative of 1997" and H.R. 339, "To amend Title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in the State, and to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns," before the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime.

March 5, 1997
"Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban"
Testimony of Bernard H. Teodorski, Then National Vice President, on H.R. 26, "To amend Title 18, United States Code, to provide that the firearms prohibitions applicable by reason of domestic violence misdemeanor conviction do not apply if the conviction occurred before the prohibitions became law," before the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime.

July 18, 1996
"Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights"
Testimony of Gilbert G. Gallegos, Then National President, on H.R. 878, the "Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights," and other legislation, before the House Subcommittee on Crime.