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Thank You!

December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

FOP Lodge 29 would like to thank everyone who contributed to our annual Holiday Variety Show. The show was a great success and we all enjoyed seeing everyone who came out to the Scottish Rite to enjoy it. Thanks again and be safe through the holidays.

Welcome Back Officer Eric Houseknecht

December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

FOP Lodge 29 is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the City of Williamsport for 20 year police veteran Eric Houseknecht to return to service. Officer Houseknecht returned on 12/10/2018 and we wish him the very best.

FOP Awards Ceremony in Front of City Council

December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

On 11/20/2018, multiple officers were given awards in front of the City Council of Williamsport. Below is the narrative that was read by Agent Damon Hagan in regard to the awards which were given. “On November 7th, 2017 at 6:34 P.M., Lycoming County Communications received a 911 call reporting a shooting at 2225 West Third…

FOP Lodge 29 Annual Holiday Variety Show

November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets to our Annual Holiday Variety Show. The show takes place on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, which is located at 348 Market St Williamsport PA 17701. The show times are 4:30PM and 7:30PM, with doors opening 30 minutes prior to each show. If…

Welcome Damon Cole

November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Officer Damon Cole finished his one year probationary period with the Williamsport Bureau of Police in September 2018. At the October FOP meeting, Officer Cole was officially sworn in as an active member of FOP Lodge 29. Congratulations!!!

Press Release: Williamsport Police Officer Fired

July 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 24, 2017, Cpl. Houseknecht was advised he was the subject of an internal investigation and was placed on paid administrative leave. Cpl. Houseknecht remained on paid administrative [eave while the City conducted an internal investigation. On April 2, 2018, Cpl. Houseknecht received a notice of discipline from Chief of Police Young advising the…

Welcome Gino Caschera, Addison Gingrich, and Thadd Trafford

May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

On 02/20/2018, Police Officers Gino Caschera, Addison Gingrich, and Thadd Trafford all successfully completed their one year probationary period with the Williamsport Bureau of Police. They were then sworn in as active Members of FOP Lodge 29 at our March meeting. Congrats brothers!!!!!

Welcome Nick Carrita

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to FOP Lodge 29, Nick Carrita! P.O Carrita successfully completed his one year probationary period with the Williamsport Bureau of Police on 08/01/2017. On 09/11/2017, at our September meeting, P.O Carrita was sworn in as an active member of FOP Lodge 29. Congrats to P.O Carrita.

Welcome Nikita Bonnell

April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to FOP Lodge 29, Nikita Bonnell! P.O Bonnell successfully completed her one year probationary period with the Williamsport Bureau of Police on 08/01/2017. On 09/11/2017, at our September meeting, P.O Bonnell was sworn in as an active member of FOP Lodge 29. Congrats to P.O Bonnell .

Welcome Christopher Salisbury

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to FOP Lodge 29, Christopher Salisbury! P.O Salisbury successfully completed his one year probationary period with the Williamsport Bureau of Police on 08/01/2017.  On 08/07/2017, at our August meeting, P.O Salisbury was sworn in as an active member of FOP Lodge 29.  Congrats to P.O Salisbury.