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About Us

Established and Chartered by the National Grand Lodge in March 1967, the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 118 represents the men and women of the Sterling Heights, Michigan Police Department. We exist to give the men and women of the Sterling Heights Police Department a unified voice, and to give its members a venue in which to express their concerns and opinions on labor related issues. We pledge to use our unified voice and our venue in a professional manner to further the interests of its members, provide meaningful communication with the City of Sterling Heights and the Sterling Heights Police Department Administrations.

Our facility is located at 37445 Mound Road, in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Mission Statement

We, the law enforcement officers of the United States and of the several states and political subdivisions thereof, as representatives and delegates of state and subordinate lodges, do hereby associate the several lodges we represent and the members thereof 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 and collective proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties; to encourage fraternal, educational, charitable and social activities among law enforcement officers; to advocate and strive for uniform application of the civil service merit system for appointment and promotion; to support the improvement of the standard of living and working conditions of the law enforcement profession through every legal and ethical means available; to create and maintain 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 law enforcement profession and thus more firmly to establish the confidence of the public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.