STATEMENT OF FOP NATIONAL PRESIDENT PATRICK YOES ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE UNIVERSAL APPLICATION OF DUE PROCESS
One of the most basic rights afforded to American citizens is the right to due process. Due process does not protect the guilty; it is the means by which we guarantee the most fundamental aspect of our nation’s justice system: innocent until proven guilty
PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Patrick Yoes, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, joined President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr in Chicago at the conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) when he signed an Executive Order establishing a National Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. In his address to the conference, President Trump personally thanked National President Yoes and Executive Director Jim Pasco for the FOP’s work to develop and pass the First Step Act, a historic criminal justice reform measure signed into law last December.
The North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police congratulates the North Carolina General Assembly for passage of House Bill 370 and is extremely disappointed Governor Cooper chose to veto the bill.