Our Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our association and raise important funds. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you need know: Our fall fundraiser letter has been mailed to our...

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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community, Donate Today!

Our annual fundraiser is back! We would like to thank you for your support of the men and women of our Police Association who protect us each and every day. A police officer’s job can be stressful and demanding, but we take great pride in helping our fellow citizens whenever we get the chance. It’s not just our job, it’s our honor to serve.   Please join in our mission, and support the men and women of law enforcement, Donate Here! Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our c...

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A Deadly Epidemic that has a Cure

Drunk Driving: A Humanistic Profile of Lost Lives in Texas is an impactful site that has been brought to our attention with statistics and personal stories of Texans killed in drunk driving accidents.As the Richardson Police Officers’ Association FOP Lodge #105, we unfortunately encounter drivers under the influence. We want to remind our supporters that the decision to drive while drunk can be the reason a life is ended.Read the stories of victims, become informed of the statistics, and sign th...

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Rockwall Firefighters 52 Week Gun Raffle

Rockwall Firefighters Professional Firefighters Association are holding their annual 52 Week Gun Raffle! Tickets are only $100 each. You get 52 chances to win! One lucky person will be drawn each week to win a gun, costing $700-$800 on average. If you would like to purchase a ticket and check out the guns available, click here. Sales are limited to 500 tickets so hurry and get yours before they sell out!  

Please Support the Sherrard Family

On February 7, 2017 Richardson, TX Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed in the line of duty while faithfully serving the citizens of Richardson. Dave was a deeply devoted husband and father, as well as an exceptional friend and Police Officer. He leaves behind a wife, who he deeply loved, and two young daughters who absolutely adored him. Donations to the Sherrard family can be made through this link. 100% of all net funds donated will go directly to the Sherrard family.   Supp...

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Cops and Kids Christmas Shopping Event

  The Richardson POA FOP Lodge 105 had a blast at this years 5th Annual Cops and Kids Christmas Shopping Event. thank you to our members, the Richardson Order of Police Auxiliary, our sponsors, and the Richardson Police Department for supporting this important event.  We are so lucky to live in such a great community with even better people. Thank you to everyone who came. We are already looking forward to next year!

Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

On behalf of our officers, the Richardson Police Officers’ Association FOP Lodge #105 is asking you today for your support. While our nation is facing unprecedented times, we are thankful for our community who has stayed strong and united and we value the support you have shown our officers.    Donate Here Today! The Richardson Police Officers’ Association FOP Lodge #105 is dedicated to safety and improving our community, but we need your help! Your support will allow us to continue to...

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Cops & Kids

This December 13, 2017, the Richardson Police Officer's Association Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 105 will host its 5th annual COPS & KIDS Christmas Shopping Event at Walmart to spread "Yuletide Cheer" to underprivileged children in our community. As this signature charity event, our members actively support the community we serve and assist those who need extra help during the holiday season. At the COPS & KIDS event, each child will be paired with a uniformed member of the police ass...

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Thank you for your support

The Richardson Police Officers’ Association FOP Lodge #105 would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our “Red, White, Blue, and YOU” fundraising campaign. We truly live by our campaign slogan “One Nation, One Community, Many Voices, Under the Banner of Unity.” Together we do make our community a better and safe place to live and work. We are honored to have your continued support, and we pledge to uphold our promises to give back to the community that we love. T...

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Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our efforts and raise important funds that our association will be able to reinvest in local programs. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you ...

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The TMPA (Texas Municipal Police Association) encourages you to vote YES on PROP 6. Next month, Texas voters have the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of the families of fallen officers. PROP 6 would allow partial or total property tax exemption for surviving spouses of first responders killed or severely injured in the line of duty. The TMPA asks you to please remember the sacrifices these great heroes make every day. Voting YES on PROP 6 means lifting the burden for these fami...

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Add our Member's calendar to your device

Add our member's calendar to your device so you never miss out on any information.    How to subscribe to the Members Calendar Copy this link : https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/support%40richardsonfop105.com/public/basic.ics On your iPhone : 1. Tap the "Settings" icon, then scroll down and select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" or “Calendars” depending on which iPhone you have. 2. Tap “Accounts” 3. Tap "Add Account" and select "Other." 4. Select the "Add Subscribed Calendar" optio...

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Tribute 7/7 - Dallas City Hall, July 7th, 2017

We will gather in remembrance -On the evening of July 7, 2016, the city of Dallas shook as four Dallas Police Officers and one DART Police Officer were fatally shot during an otherwise peaceful march in downtown Dallas. Nine officers and two civilians were also injured throughout the evening. The city rallied together and provided unprecedented support to first-responders and the families affected.Schedules of Events -Throughout Tribute 7/7, the community’s central event of the anniversary, cere...

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Police Week - Honoring Our Fallen

135 of our brothers and sisters paid the price last year. They died knowing they stood for something greater than oneself.  They came from departments large and small, rich and poor, of virtually every race, color and creed. However, far greater than any of their own individual characteristics, are the collective qualities they and each of you share; Honor, Loyalty, Commitment, Courage and a Selfless unspoken promise to those with whom you don the badge. A promise that says, “No matter the ...

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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.  This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, ...

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55th National Police Week

May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.  In the years and decades to f...

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Richardson Local Businesses we need your help

Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we look at how we can increase our impact in our community, and we continually strive to outdo our previous year. Your support allows us to make a bigger impact in the community we both share. Here is your chance to join the Richardson POA FOP Lodge #105 community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate ...

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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

RichardsonFOP We Need Your Help

We proudly protect our communities, children, and families, despite the difficult year the brave men and women of Law Enforcement has had to face. It is not an easy job, but we wear our badge with a humble pride and seek to make the community we share a safer place to live and work. That’s why I am asking for your help. At the time you receive this letter there have been 138 line of duty deaths of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and officer's killed by gun fire is up 72% from last y...

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Running into George W. Bush

Richardson FOP George Bush

On August 1, some of our Richardson FOP members were on a Bike Unit Training Day in a Dallas Suburb.  It was like any other training day until a bunch of Secret Service Agents showed up, shortly followed by President George W. Bush. The President approached and began a conversation with them. It was obvious that our members were cops because the mountain bikes they were riding were marked as Police bikes.  Officers Balencia, Perez, Schumann, Knable, and Day said that President Bush was...

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Tragedy in Baton Rouge

While still morning the officers of the Dallas Shooting on July 7th, we are yet again saddened at the tragic loss of life in Baton Rouge. The Richardson Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 105 would like to extend their sympathies and support to the families of all those touched by this terrible event.  Fundraising is now underway, please click the link below to contribute, ... no amount is to small.   Donate Now

Join us in supporting the Officers of the Dallas Texas Shooting

The Richardson Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 105 is currently raising money for the affected families of Dallas and DART officers senselessly gunned down last night (7/7/16) in the City of Dallas.   Once the fundraising is complete a check will be issued from the Lodge to the Dallas Police Association's Assist the Officer Foundation who is supporting all the families involved regardless of membership or Department affiliation, 100% of all funds received will go to this cause.Ple...

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In Our Hearts and Prayers

RFOP flag lowered

In response to last night's shooting, Richardson Police Chief Jimmy L. Spivey commented, "I cannot yet comprehend the magnitude of what happened last night in Dallas. Five brave police officers MURDERED while protecting people who are protesting against events they probably don't totally understand and that occurred in other parts of the country. Now is the time for good people to rise up against evil. I know the good people in Richardson, Texas will speak out in support of their police officers...

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14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest

Mayor Mike Rawlings has confirmed 12 police officers were shot and five were killed in an attack by snipers in downtown Dallas at a peaceful protest of officer-involved shootings across the country on Thursday night. "These heroes died at the hands of cowards by being ambushed while protecting and serving the citizens of Dallas as they exercised their First Amendment rights." Our hearts and prayers go out to the officers and families of those wounded in this tragic event. - Richardson FOP #...

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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

History Value of National Police Week

Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...

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Exclusive Members Only Discounts Now Available!


  Attention Members - You will now find members only discounts posted on our association's website. These discounts are available to all registered members and can be found on the member's dashboard. The newest discount is for RussianBlades.com a designer of custom knives.Simply login to your members area and select the members tab to retrieve Coupon Codes. Once you are logged in scroll down and look for the box that says Coupon Codes located on the lower right hand side of the page. *If yo...

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Calling all Local Businesses

Richardson FOP Business Blog Post

Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing small about these facts. That is why we recognize a...

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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC


Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is imp...

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Cops & Kids


This December, the Richardson Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #105 will host its annual COPS & KIDS Christmas event at Toys“R”Us to spread “Yuletide Cheer” to underprivileged children in our community. At this signature charity event, our members actively support the community we serve and assist those who need extra help during the holiday season. At the COPS & KIDS event, each child will be paired with a Richardson Police Department Lodge member who will assist the child while shopping...

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supported charities

December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Richardson FOP.Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate section of our web...

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Gone But Not Forgotten


Our hearts go out to all the families that were killed in last Sunday nights tornado that struck several states including Van, Texas. Everywhere communities are coming together to help identify those who have lost their lives. The Garland Police Department was able to confirm that David Tapley who lost his life on Sunday night was a retired lieutenant of the Garland Police Department. He retired in 2006 after serving 22 years on the force.David and his wife, Brenda, lived in Van, TX about an hou...

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Internet and Website Safety Tips


Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and passwords.Do not u...

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