FOP Legal Defense Plan
Legal defense protection is a necessity for law enforcement professionals. As the frequency and cost of allegations rise, the FOP Legal Defense Plan offers you a very affordable and comprehensive plan.
Individual Plan Options
Administrative Coverage: (includes administrative off-duty) Legal defense or, subject to the absolute discretion of the Benefit Administrator and the Board, other appropriate legal challenge to adverse administrative discipline or sanction based on the Participant’s individual conduct or misconduct in the scope of employment: a. involving salary, dismissal, change of assignment, demotion, leave of absence, resignation or other professional rights, duties or responsibilities as determined by the Board, where such discipline or sanction arises directly out of the Participant’s activities in the scope of employment; or b. involving the issuance, suspension, cancellation or revocation of any credential, certification or license issued by federal, state or local authorities, which credential the Participant is required to have in the scope of employment.
Civil Coverage : Legal defense of a civil action or proceeding brought against a Participant, arising directly out of the Participant’s activities in the scope of employment; provided, coverage does not extend to counterclaims or cross claims in actions brought by a Participant, unless the Board approves otherwise.
Criminal Coverage: Legal defense of a criminal action or proceeding brought against a Participant, arising directly out of the Participant’s activities in the scope of employment, including grand jury proceedings.
Cost of Individual Plans
$310.00 annually for Administrative Coverage, Civil Coverage AND Criminal Coverage
$68.00 annually for Civil Coverage AND Criminal Coverage only