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The Retired Police, Firefighters and Prison Guards of the Metropolitan area of Philadelphia, unite to encourage fraternal, charitable, and social activities among the retired members of the police, firefighters and prison guards, and to promote the general welfare and pension legislation, using every legal and ethical means available, ensuring fidelity / duty / performance under all conditions and to cultivate a spirit of fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among its members.

The Retired Police, Fire & Prison Guard Association is one of the largest public safety organizations in the Philadelphia Region. The President is retired police sergeant John Nicklous from the Philadelphia Police Department. The membership consists of retired police officers, firefighters and prison guards who are deemed active members and firefighters and prison guards who are deemed active members and associate membership is open for all other persons. The organization is the eyes and ears for the retired public safety officers in Philadelphia, they have a quarterly publication the "News Shield" that is sent out to the membership with various past & present articles and news on pension information. This organization is a must for the retired public safety officer!