Welcome to the WV State Lodge
The Fraternal Order of Police is the nation's largest police organization with a membership of 322,000. Founded in 1915, the FOP represents professional, full time officers from all agencies of law enforcement.
The Fraternal Order of Police had it's first lodge installed in West Virginia on February 21, 1926. Wheeling Lodge #38 was installed by Grand Secretary William Bailey. On October 10, 1932 Huntington (Goldstar) Lodge #65 was installed by District Organizer and First President of the National FOP, William Larkin.