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President's Message...

          On behalf of Howard County Sheriffs, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #131, thank you for visiting our website. The women and men of F.O.P. Lodge #131 serve the citizens of Howard County Maryland as Deputy Sheriffs. They are committed to demonstrating and maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards both personally and organizationally. I am thankful for the confidence and trust they have placed in me to represent them while serving as Lodge President.

Ed Simmons Jr. - President, HCSO, F.O.P. Lodge #131

Our Executive Board


Brother Ed Simmons


Brother Rich Colmus

Vice President

Brother Rick Phillips


Brother Dan Sanchez


Brother Ken Shilling

Sgt at Arms

Brother Mike Bussard

State Trustee

Sister Ella Greene


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