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About Owensboro Lodge 16

Fraternal Order of Police
Owensboro, KY Lodge #16
842 Ridgeway Dr
Owensboro, KY 42303

We, the police officers of the various law enforcement agencies within the communities under our jurisdiction are of the opinion that it is to the best interests of the members of our profession, do hereby unite under the name of Owensboro Lodge No. 16, Fraternal Order of Police; at Owensboro, Kentucky, this 27th day of February, 1956; and do hereby associate ourselves together with other subordinate lodges throughout the nation for the following purposes: To support and defend the Constitution of the United States; to inculcate loyalty and allegiance to the United States of America; to promote and foster the enforcement of law and order; to improve the individual proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties; to encourage social, charitable and educational activities among policemen; to advocate and strive for uniform application of the Civil Service Merit System for appointment and promotion; to create a tradition of esprit de corps insuring fidelity to duty under all conditions and circumstances; to cultivate a spirit of fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among our members and the people we serve; to increase the efficiency of the police profession and thus more firmly to establish the confidence of the public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.. Lodge #16 is dedicated to bettering the community we serve and protecting the rights of our members in the law enforcement community.

Lodge 16 currently is 230 members strong is dedicated to promoting the community we serve and to protect the rights of our members in the law enforcement community. Lodge 16 has a variety of annual events they host to assist the Owensboro/Daviess County Community:

* Back to School Shop with a Cop

* Christmas Shop with a Cop

* D.A.R.E. Program

* Annual support to Kentucky Special Olympics

* Annual support to the Owensboro/Daviess County Crimestoppers

* Annual support to the Child Advocacy Center (Henderson, KY)

* Various local children's sports teams

* Many other organizations

Mailing Address:
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge # 16
P.O. Box 401
Owensboro, KY 42302