From the Constitution of the LSPOA

We, the Law Enforcement Officers of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, who are members of the Fraternal Order of Police, do hereby pledge ourselves to the use of all honorable means to: promote police legislation; promote professionalism and fraternalism among our members; promote and foster the impartial enforcement of law and order; encourage sociable, charitable, and educational activities among Lee’s Summit Police Officers; to support and defend the laws of the City of Lee’s Summit and the Constitution of the Sovereign State of Missouri and to support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; promote a professional relationship between Lee’s Summit Police Officers and the governing authorities of the City of Lee’s Summit; provide benefit and assistance to our members; and promote a healthy relationship between the community we serve and our membership. Further, we hereby unite under the name of Lee’s Summit Police Officer’s Association, a chapter of Lodge #50 of the Missouri Fraternal Order of Police.

We affirm that membership in this organization is not in any way contingent upon race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, handicap or disability. All terms used in this Constitution and the By-Laws of this Association that denote gender shall be generic, and where appropriate, the singular shall include the plural and the plural shall include the singular.


From the By-Laws of the LSPOA

Article I

Section 1 This organization shall be known as the Lee’s Summit Police Officer’s Association.
Section 2 The Lee’s Summit Police Officer’s Association, as a part of the West Central Missouri Regional Lodge #50, Fraternal Order of Police shall conform with all of the rules and regulations of that lodge and its’ parent organizations.
Section 3 The right to authorize control and restrict the use of the name and insignia of the L.S.P.O.A. shall lie exclusively with the Board of Directors of this association.

Article II
Chapter Purpose

Section 1 This organization is formed for the purpose of bettering existing conditions of police by solidifying their strength and promoting their mutual welfare through our affiliation with the Fraternal Order of Police and for advancing social, benevolent, charitable and educational undertakings of and among all Law Enforcement Officers.
Section 2 It shall be the duty of this organization to promote the interests of the Law Enforcement Officers of the City of Lee’s Summit by active participation in the West Central Missouri Regional Lodge #50, Fraternal Order of Police; and strive to further professional law enforcement and to encourage greater public support of police officers in the performance of their duties.
Section 3 This organization shall endeavor to provide its’ members with professional, educational, and social benefits of a relevant nature whenever it is able to do so and strive to adopt community service programs to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the community.
Section 4 Character - The L.S.P.O.A. shall NOT strike or in concerted action cause a cessation of the performance of police duties or induce other members to do likewise.  To do so would harm the public we serve and their trust in us.