Genealogy Projects tagged with Law Enforcement on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Law Enforcement Officers (Portal)

    Law enforcement is the activity of some members of government who act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterring, rehabilitating, or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society. The term encompasses police, courts, and corrections. Modern state legal codes use the term peace officer, or law enforcement officer, to include every person vested...

  • Sheriffs

    A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England where the office originated. Description Historically, a sheriff was a legal official with responsibility for a shire, the term being a contraction of "shire reeve" (Old English scīrgerefa).[1][2] The sheriff would manage a county on behalf of the king. Typical duties would i...

  • Fraternal Order of Police

    The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is a fraternal organization consisting of sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. It reports a membership of over 355,000 members organized in 2,100 local chapters (lodges), state lodges, and the national Grand Lodge. The organization attempts to improve the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those they serve through...