Retirees Information

January 18, 2019     Shadow Boxes

Good afternoon, Gentlemen!
I have received a number of inquiries related to shadow box framing for retiring PGPD officers.  I know you have as well.
Recently, I had some personal items framed at a local framing shop in Hyattsville.  I spoke with the owner, Cheryl, and inquired about the possibility of framing shadow boxes for retiring PGPD officers.  She has previously framed shadow boxes for military and fire personnel, and is willing to service our members as well.
If anyone prefers to use a local framing shop, visit the below location:
Frame Savvy
5331 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 105
Hyattsville, Maryland 20781
(301) 887-0080
www.framesavvy.com
*** Ask for Cheryl ***
Sincerely,
 
Major Amal Awad #1838 (Ret.)
Session 76
“Teamwork and pride within the thin blue line!”

January 17, 2019     Death of father of Brother Michael Arnett

It is with Sadness that the membership of the Retired Association is notified of the passing of 
Alfred Arnett Jr., father of Brother Michael Arnett  #2372 on January 13, 2019. 
Alfred Arnett Jr, was a retired New York City Detective.
Funeral arrangements:
January 22, 2019
Eastchester Presbyterian Church
3154 Fish Ave.
Bronx, New York 10467
Viewing: 9 to 11 AM
Service: 
11 AM to 12 PM
Burial
Ferncliff Cemetery
280 Secor Rd.
Hartsdale, New York 10530
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January 15, 2019     Prayers for Cindy, wife of Brother Chris Shifflet

My wife Cindy has been diagnosed with malignant cancer she’s been experiencing much pain but Hopkins doctors have been working to keep her comfortable. She’ll be seeing the oncology team there very soon to evaluate the cancer progression and it’s stage. Please pray for her comfort and the physicians wisdom as they treat her as this is our most important need as a family. Pray for our two children Carissa 20 and Jacob 11 as they face this trial as well.
Thanks,
Chris
Chris can be reached at cms1528@yahoo.com
5307 Old Court Rd.
Windsor Mill, MD 21244
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January 15, 2019    Lapel Pins

$5.00

Good Morning Brothers and Sisters,

Your request has been granted!  I will be at the next FOP Retirees meeting scheduled for February 6, 2019.  I will be selling the above picture Retired Police Officer Lapel Pins for $5.00 each.  100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Law Enforcement Memorial Fund.

Should you have any questions comments or concerns, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.

Fraternally,

Mr. Brian “Randy” Lott, C-1373

Supply Manager

Prince George’s County Police Department

Clothing and Supply Unit

8905 Presidential Parkway

Upper Marlboro, Maryland  20772

BRLott@co.pg.md.us

(Main) 301-516-5635

(Office) 301-516-5637

(Cell) 240-393-3892

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January 15, 2019     Shadow Boxes

Phil, I have confirmed that Bob Dowd is sick but did not call to see if he was doing cases at this time.  In my travels I found this vendor at many California trade shows.  They have a different look and used them to do my case.
They are easy to work with and everything is proofed before they do the work.
Look around the site and check out their style.
See you next month.
Scott
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January 11, 2019      Job Offer

Good Evening,
     St. Mary’s County Government has a new vacancy Civilian Training Instructor for the Office of the Sheriff.
Jim O’Neill
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January 8, 2019      Brother Ramzziddin Motorcycle For Sale

Brothers and Sisters,

Sergeant Mujahid Ramzziddin #2770 made the ultimate sacrifice on February 21, 2018. I have been working with the family to assist in getting  Rams estate in order. Attached are pictures of his bike that is up for sale. The price is set from a licensed appraiser. This bike is a part of his estate sale. If anyone is interested in the bike and would like to purchase or look at the bike in person, contact me directly. Thank you. Be safe!

2014 Street Glide SP

Around 15,000 Miles

Price $15,000

Jackets included.

Helmet may be included!

Mark D. Mason

2nd Vice President

FOP Lodge 89

P.O. Box 510

Lothian Md 20711

Office: 301-952-0882

Cellular: 240-506-2656

Email: mark.mason@fop.org

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January 8, 2019      Brother Smokey Tague Funeral

Arrangements for Bro. Richard “Smokey” Tague:

Smokey’s memorial service will be held on Fri., Jan. 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the auditorium on West Gleneagles Road in Rolling Greens

Village, Ocala Florida.

Bro. Bob Murphy

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January 7, 2019      Summer Rental

From Brother George Swope:

Time to start planning a summer vacation. I have a 3 bedroom/3bath fully equipted condo in Myrtle Beach SC. The condo is located in Ocean Creek Resort on the 2nd floor of the south tower. There is an unobstructed view out to the beach and south down the coast line. Ocean Creek is located directly across the street from Barefoot Landing where the Alabama Theatre, House of Blues, and numerous restaurants and shops are located. Ocean Creek is family friendly and has 24 hr security. During the summer we rent Saturday-Saturday. The total cost for a 7 night rental is $1,800.00. If renting through Ocean Creek the cost is $3,600.00. If anyone is interested or has questions email at: fourswopes@comcast.net, or call me at 301-651-9594. Off season rentals also available. Thanks. George. 

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January 2, 2019      FOP 89 Scholarships

Good Afternoon Sworn Personnel,

The Prince George’s County Scholarship Fund applicant is for your use if your child is a graduating senior (of any high school) this school year. As a sworn or retired officer, your child is eligible to interview for the FOP Lodge 89 Scholarship Award. If your child is graduating from a Prince George’s County Public School, they may be eligible to interview for additional scholarships administered by the Prince George’s County Scholarship Fund committee.

If you wish for your child to be considered for these scholarships, take a moment to complete the application by clicking on the attachment and return it to the listed P.O. Box by February 22, 2019. The interview process will take place in April and your child will receive an email or letter from the committee confirming the date and time of their interview. Proper interview attire is required and your child must attend to receive the award.

If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, feel free to contact me by email or my contact numbers listed below. Please post this information for those who may not have access to a computer.

Best Regards,

Sergeant Rodney Gause #2278  

Scholarship Board of Directors

Sergeant Rodney Gause #2278

Prince George’s County Police

Internal Affairs Division

Court Liaison Unit

Hyattsville Courthouse

4990 Rhode Island Avenue 3rd Floor

Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

301-985-5956 Office

240-429-4593 Cell

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December 27, 2018    LEOSA DATES

 

There are available dates for LEOSA for the first half of 2019 if you have the capability to reach out to a group of retirees all at once, or however you can get the word out.

January 8

January 23

March 4

March 18

April 29

June 3

Thanks, and be safe!

Mr. Jimmy Baden #C-1395

Prince George’s County Police

Training and Education Division

Manager, Firearms Training Section

Desk: 301-372-1518

Cell: 240-695-4428

Email: jlbaden@co.pg.md.us

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December 26, 2018      Washington Capitals

Brothers and Sisters,

The Washington Capitals will be hosting a Law Enforcement Appreciation Night on January 22, 2019.  Please see below for full details.

2016 Washington Capitals Email Header

Join us in our nation’s capital as the Washington Capitals take on the San Jose Sharks for First Responders Nights at Capital One Arena!

On Tuesday, January 22, come out and support our brave men and women in uniform! This night is open to all local, state, federal law enforcement officers, corrections officers, sheriffs, sworn and non-sworn employees, family members, friends, and anyone who supports and honors law enforcement.

San Jose Sharks at Washington Capitals

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Capital One Arena
Washington, DC

Buy your tickets now!
PROMO CODE: NLEOMF

Come out and enjoy a great night of hockey and show your support for our local heroes.

Tickets start at just $49.00.

$5.00 from each ticket will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Each ticket order includes a Capitals T-shirt and a Washington Capitals commemorative law enforcement challenge coin.

Order your tickets online and enter PROMO CODE: NLEOMF or contact Jimm Bonk to order at jbonk@monumentalsports.com or by phone at (202) 266-2340.

Download Flyer

Visit the website

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 December 3, 2018    2019 Brother John Parker Memorial Lunch

2019 John Parker Memorial Lunch Bunch
The 2019 Parker Memorial Lunch Bunch will be on February 22, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM. Our Location has Changed back to the Swamp House Restaurant 488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713 due to the closing of Milligan’s Reef.
Please Send your confirmation to Bob Murphy by February 18, 2019.  Send it to bobmurphy@flfop89.org
Thanks – Hope to see you there!
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Prayer List

Prayer List

*Chuck Scarlata: Update 10/22/18

MY CANCER UPDATE:
As you know I have been fighting cancer since May 2017. I started with colon cancer, then stage 4 lung cancer and now brain cancer So I have decided to let everyone know what’s going on before I am unable to. My faith is what sustains me. I do not want you to feel sorry for me This is just a bump in the road and it will show how one responds is a testimony as to who he or she is.  I honestly feel that I am winning the battle. This is  not just bout the cancer, God places many trials in our life and how we respond shows our commitment to His word. Do not mix trials with temptations.  Temptations come from Satan and are there for you to go against God’s Word.  I feel I have already won this battle because I have placed my faith is in Jesus Christ. You must know that this earth is Satan’s domain and not our home.  Satan will do anything to get us to go against God’s Word.  Please know that the Bible alone is the source of God’s special revelation to mankind and teaches us all that is necessary for our salvation.  The Bible gives us the standard by which all Christian behavior must be measured.  I believe that the Bible is complete, authoritative and true. In my previous post I stated that God distinguishes between the “outer man” – our body – and the “inward man” – our soul and spirit, “…but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16) Staying in God’s word gives me more hope than anything else I can do. As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead. (James 2:26) If you go to God in prayer then I will know He is glorified. Please pray for all those you know who are sick, suffering or are just in need of prayer to help them.   If anyone wishes to talk to me  please private message me and I will send you my number.
Chuck Scarlata

301-980-6382  cdscop@hotmail.com

 

*Donna Magrogan, wife of Brother John Magrogan continues her battle withAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou  Gehrig’s disease. 
She can be contacted at: Phone 301-535-6240
Address: 12800 Thompson DR Waldorf, MD 2060
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*Brother Dave Van Dyke: Update 11/13/18Dear Friends,

Through the power of prayer, God’s mercy, and Dave’s fierce determination, he has been able to overcome several setbacks he suffered as a result of the stroke and brain surgery.  He has been moved to the South River Health and Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater, MD.  He still has a long road ahead, but we remain hopeful.  When he is settled in and able to receive visitors, we’ll let you know.

Thank you for all your prayers and cards.  Please continue to pray for him.

Rose VanDyke and Family

6142 Old Airport La Owings, MD 20736  phone 443-964-4409  ravandyke1@comcast.net
12/20/18
Visited Dave today,he is responding to questions and is communicative  on a limited basis.He still has the feeding tube but breathing tube removed. Visitors are welcome and appreciated.
John Rhodes
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From Brother Jim Sandy

On 10/17/18 had the top lobe of my right lung removed at Duke hospital. Was in step down unit until the 24th. Doctors are very optimistic they got all the cells. I’m on regiment of 8 new meds.I have several months before I can get back completely to where I was. So thankful the Lord was in control,as HE always is.Thank all the brothers and sisters that are or were thinking and or praying for me, PRAYER does work
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Retired Officer Pete White : Update:

From Brother Percy Alston:

Good Morning PGPD Family. Update on Pete White: Pete was moved out of ICU last week. He has lost 30 lbs in 30 days, but has started to eat again. Pete has a lot of rehab ahead, but is making positive progress. I will continue to provide updates and let everyone know when he is able to receive phone calls and/or visitors. Please continue to send prayers Pete’s way.

Brother Steve Joy notified the Retired Association that retired officer Regina Taylor stated her husband retired officer Pete White remains in Johns Hopkins recovering from the aortic surgery. Regina and Pete appreciate the cards and notes very much. However no phone calls or visitors just yet.  

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Pat Auxiliary President Sandy Holzberger, wife of Brother Fred Holzberger is in Calvert Hospital recovering from hip surgery.

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Past FOP President Darryl Jones is now home recuperating from heart and kidney problems.

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April 8, 2018     New ID Card

Greetings,

PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT INCLUDING WEDNESDAYS.

PERSONNEL MUST RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A NEW ID CARD.

 

REQUESTS:  Requests can be made by many ways…

  • In person or by mail at the Police Personnel Division, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 270, Largo, Maryland 20774
  • Telephone at 301-780-8195
  • Email at  Police_Personnel@co.pg.md.us

 

REQUESTOR:  Please provide full name, rank, ID#, retirement date, retirement type (normal retirement or disability retirement) and driver’s license for verification purposes.  The requestor must complete the Identification Card Request Form to initiate the process.  This form is provided upon request.

 

OUT-OF-STATE:  Requests for out of state members will be handled via mail or email.  Passport style photographs will be required to process the ID card.  The photographs can be mailed to the Police Personnel Division or emailed in a JPEG format.

 

PROCESSING TIMES:  Please note that all members are verified prior to issuance of an ID card.  Therefore, processing times may vary from person to person as these checks may take time to perform.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – Call to make an appointment
  • Wednesday – Walk-in accepted

 

LOST/STOLEN IDENTIFICATION CARD:  It is the responsibility of the retiree to report a lost or stolen police department identification card to the jurisdiction of where the incident occurred.  Retirees will need to provide a copy of the police report prior to receiving an identification card.

 

DAMAGED IDENTIFICATION CARD:  A damaged identification card regardless of state needs to be returned to the Police Personnel Division in order to receive a replacement identification card.

 

UPDATING IDENTIFICATION CARD:  The identification card does not expire and can be updated at any time.  Retirees must check with the Police Personnel Division for available dates and times prior to scheduling an appointment.  Walk-ins are accepted only on Wednesdays.     

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 PGRetiredAssn@aol.com is for use of Retired Association business. It is also the mass email address to send out membership notifications.

TOBY62@aol.com is President Phil Constantino’s personal email.

frostbutter101@aol.com Toni Frostbutter Nelson personal email

I hope this clears up any confusion.


CIGNA Healthcare Members Customer Service is now open 24/7. The number is 1-800-244-6224.


The County’s Pension Fund website is

This is the web site to view your monthly check, W2, 1099R

If you need to get a retired ID issued, you need to contact the Police Personnel Division:301-780-8195