Legal Defense Plan

The National FOP Legal Defense Plan


The FOP Legal Defense Plan is owned and operated by the FOP and was designed exclusively for the legal defense protection of law enforcement professionals.  The FOP Plan protects your personal career and financial security, as well as the assets of your lodge!


  • The Plan provides coverage for Administrative, Civil, and Criminal Claims.

  • Participants have the right to select their own attorney(s).

  • Plan pays for all reasonable and necessary attorney fees.

  • No stated coverage limits or deductibles.

  • Comprehensive protection for FOP groups and individuals backed by dedicated claims services.

  • Available only to active law enforcement FOP members. (Associates can received legal coverage under the Group Plan Only).

  • HR218 Coverage Included


The Fraternal Order of Police Membership HR218 Coverage


The FOP Legal Defense Plan is offering HR-218 for FOP active and retired law enforcement officers. Legal Defense coverage will be provided for civil or criminal claims associated with the HR-218.  The annual coverage limit will be $15,000 at a cost of $50 per participant.


Please note if you are currently a Legal Defense Plan participant, coverage for HR218 is automatically included.


For more information on coverage please click here.


North Dakota Legal Defense Plan

NDFOP offers Group Rates at $300.00 per year

This can be done three different ways.

  1. Pay roll deducted to the NDFOP State Lodge @ $25.00 a month

  2. Be billed quarterly (four quarters) at a rate of $75.00 quarterly

  3. Paid in one lump sum annually at $300.00



Membership must be ACTIVE for legal defense benefits to take place.  If membership is not current or active, Legal Defense coverage will not take place.  Any questions on your membership status should be directed to your local lodge secretary or treasurer.


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