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Serving the Communities of Bartow, Cherokee, and Pickens

Active and Retired Peace Officers Coming Together for our Communities.

The Fraternal Order of Police

The National Fraternal Order of Police stands as the world's preeminent organization for sworn law enforcement officers, boasting an impressive membership exceeding 367,000 individuals spread across more than 2,200 lodges.


We proudly represent the resolute voices of those who have devoted their lives to safeguarding and upholding the values of our communities. Our unwavering commitment revolves around the enhancement of law enforcement officers' working conditions and the safety of the very individuals we serve. Through a multi-faceted approach encompassing education, legislation, information dissemination, community engagement, and employee advocacy, we tirelessly pursue this mission.

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Officer Joe Burson
Lodge 65

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 65 is a fraternal order of law enforcement professionals who have come together to uphold the principles of brotherhood, justice, and service. Our mission is to support, represent, and advocate for the men and women of Bartow, Cherokee, and Pickens Counties who put their lives on the line each day to safeguard our neighborhoods and cities.


With a rich history and a steadfast commitment to the welfare of both our officers and the communities they serve, we stand as a beacon of strength, unity, and integrity in the law enforcement community.

President's Message

As someone who has seen firsthand the positive impact that the Fraternal Order of Police has on its members and their communities, I'm thrilled to welcome you to our site. Join us in our mission to support and advocate for law enforcement officers and strengthen the bond between law enforcement and the community.

Frank James

Frank James

President, Lodge 65

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Serving Those Who Serve in Our Communities

The Fraternal Order of Police Office Joe Burson Lodge 65 is a proud partner of every agency in Bartow, Cherokee, and Pickens counties.

Are you a Certified Jail Officer, Dispatcher or Crime Scene Processor?
Join as an Associate.

The Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary was organized to unite friends and families of law enforcement officers, responsible and respected businesspeople, professionals, and citizens from all walks of life.

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Not LEO, but Family? 
Join our Auxiliary.

The Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary was organized to unite families of members of the Fraternal Order of Police; to promote their welfare socially, morally and intellectually; and to encourage them in all things pertaining to their good.


Not a FOP Lodge 65 member? Join today.

Lodge 65 is a State of Georgia FOP Lodge serving Bartow, Cherokee, and Pickens Counties' law enforcement.

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