Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers

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Fellowship of
Christian Peace Officers
Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers-USA logo
Logo of
Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers-USA
Motto Reaching the Law Enforcement Community for Christ
Founded 1971 (incorporated 1974)
Type Christian evangelism and discipleship organization
Focus Law Enforcement community
Location
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee (U.S.)
    Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)
Key people
FCPO-USA:
Paul Lee (Executive Director)
Charles Gilliland (President)
FCPO-Canada:
Ronald Mostrey (President)
Marvin Massecar (Executive Director)
Mission Through active local chapters, FCPO develops a Christian mindset in peace officers using biblical truths to transform their lives, families and communities.
Website www.fcpo.org

The Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers (FCPO) is a nonprofit Christian ministry organization of men and women from all areas of the law enforcement community. Through local chapters across the United States and Canada, FCPO is dedicated to ministering to the spiritual and emotional needs of those serving in law enforcement. The FCPO-USA national home office is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, while FCPO-Canada is based in Ottawa, Ontario.

History[edit]

The Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers was founded by a group of Los Angeles Police officers in 1971, hoping to promote fellowship among Christian officers within the department and to provide support for peace officers and their families as needs arose. FCPO-Canada was established in 1983. Although operated as separate entities, FCPO-USA and FCPO-Canada partner together from time to time in various ministry endeavors. Of particular note, the two organizations together provided $150,000 and manpower to the Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts in 2005. Today the Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers U.S.A. has a membership of over 4000 officers, with local chapters across the United States while The Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers (Canada) is organized along provincial lines, with chapters in larger centres.

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