Federal law enforcement officers play a critical role in making sure our nation’s infrastructure, government facilities, and institutions remain safe. As a result, they deserve a fair and secure retirement. Unfortunately, nearly 30,000 Federal law enforcement officers do not receive the same retirement benefits as their other Federal law enforcement colleagues.
On this episode of the Blue View Podcast, National President Patrick Yoes sits down with Representative Bill Pascrell who currently represents New Jersey’s 9th Congressional District. In the 117th Congress, Representative Pascrell was the lead sponsor of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Equity Act. The bill, which had over 100 cosponsors at the end of last Congress, is a top priority of the FOP.
00:00 – Intro
00:07 – About Bill Pascrell
10:26 – The 117th Congress
17:37 – Law Enforcement Officers’ Equity Act
23:43 – The WEP and GPO
29:14 – Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus
33:43 – Final Thoughts