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Have received the following calls:
04/15/09 from 206-682-0415, "FOP Memorial"--this is a Seattle Area Code
5/12/09 from 509-244-8705, "Police Memorial Fund"--this is a Spokane Area Code (see above)
05/21/09 from 206-866-1920 from "Police Memorial Fnd"--a Seattle Area Code
6/8/09 from 360-547-1900 from "Police Memorial Fund"--this is a California number
06/15/09 from 425-437-0640 from "FOP Mem Found"--a friend has a CA cell phone with this Area Code
06/22/09 from 253-275-36009 from "Police Mem Fnd"--I hung up on this caller; don't recognize the Area Code.
There has been recent activity in Spokane dedicating a police memorial but something odd is going on.
I am a former Spokane Police employee but have no idea why all these varied callers are contacting me.
Mary
 Jun 22nd, 2009
called to my fax number
javier
 May 28th, 2009
Wanted to make a correction from my previous post: I found the paper that I wrote the other phone number on (from when I was called in April for a solid week from these people). There were 2 different phone numbers, than what called today! The first one from the caller-id showed "FOP Mem Found" "206-682-0415" no message left; the second one from the caller-id showed "Police MEM Fnd" "206-866-1047" no message left. Oh, in April did an online search for the real thing, here's what I found: The official site for the Washington State Fraternal Order of Police. Here’s their information: 2527 W. Kennewick Ave., #207, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: 509-736-2079, Fax: 509-736-2396 and 800-644-7207, email: WashingtonStFOP@charter.net and their website: www. wafop.com/index.htm Hope this helps someone.
Irked - Seattle
 May 23rd, 2009
This number is FOP MEM FOUND - Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Foundation. It is a listed legitimate number but uses solicitation methods somewhere between aggravating and illegal. You can contact them through the WAFOP.com site, write them at: Washington State FOP Memorial Foundation, 2527 West Kennewick Ave. #207, Kennewick, WA. 99336 or contact the local listed Trustee Jack Simington at PROUD2BFOP@aol.com or call 509.585.4227 (work), 509.736.2079 (office), 509.539.3778 (cell). The National President is Chuck Canterbury at FOPCHUCK@aol.com or call 615.399.0900
NotherRipoff
 May 20th, 2009
Very rude, pushy, hung up when I asked to have number removed form list. I am also on "Do not call" list
JT
 May 19th, 2009
looking for money and was pushy.
Kw
 May 19th, 2009
Called from this number, no message.
Jeremia
 May 12th, 2009
Very polite. I have found out that the donation request is to fund a weekend softball tournament.
keet 2 keet
 May 08th, 2009
I was called by this #. I am surprised by all the comments. I was treated very politely. They answered my questions and were very polite when I told them I couldn't afford anything now. Not pushy like other telemarketers for FOPs that have called me before. They must have realized that being pushy isn't the way to go...
Sarah
 May 07th, 2009
Yes, fast talking, double digit I.Q type called, said not to worry, that I "wasn't in trouble". These lowlife types bother innocent people at will, apparently without fear. My number is on the "do not call list" but apparently charities, or lowlifes such as fop use the loophole to skirt the very law they're (purportedly)sworn to uphold. The fop must be a group of pot bellied, balding old boys who care only about "contributions". Otherwise, they would not utilize the lowlifes we've experienced. This sort of thing would stop in a NY minute if politicians were called at home. We, we don't matter. The phone is ringing, would someone please get that?
Bumper
 May 07th, 2009
RUDE IN SPECKING, THERE WAS NO TIME GIVEN IN ASKING A QUESTION?
LLOYD
 May 06th, 2009
Called from this number. No message. I have an unlisted line.
Kelly
 May 06th, 2009
The person was polite and asked for the lady of the house (me). He told me about his foundation to help police and their families, especially for families of police who died or were injured in the line of business. He asked if I was willing to donate and I asked him if he could send me the info rather than have me donate over the phone. When he asked for the spelling of my name and my address an alarm went off in my head and I asked him how he got my phone number ("Do you go through the phone book or what?"). He said they go through the phone book. When I said I was wondering because I already give to the police he said, "I understand. Thank you." and hung up. I guess he had alarms going off in his head at that point.
Cristi
 May 05th, 2009
Odd...we got a call with no message, yesterday, and now again today.
On a Phone Line that is UNLISTED!
yikes....where did they get my number.
Thanks for this website....I know not to answer or give a contribution that
obviously is a scam!

sad....so many charities are really hurting to help real people in need.
Kathleen
 May 05th, 2009
Weird name, no message.
S
 May 04th, 2009
Kept talking over me reading preped speech and didn't answer my direct questions other than to say glad you asked that and jump into prepared speech again. Don't think they are legit and it they are they are doing a bad job.
Nena
 May 04th, 2009
I answered once, politely told them no. They have proceeded to call me as of NOW for the 6th time in 5 minutes. I called the police and reported it as phone harassment.
I gave them the number. Asked them to please check into this and maybe they have a way of dealing with it. But the continuous calling is pure harassment. They call and hang up!!! The next call will get an air horn!
Fed up with it
 May 04th, 2009
Didn't get to the phone in time and they did not leave a message. ID only said "Seattle, WA"
Tacoma
 May 04th, 2009
didn't answer
crosstownfhr
 May 02nd, 2009
Caller asked for $5.00-$10.00 or $20.00 donation. I responded that I would like to donate $50.00.....but he would not give me an address to send the funds. I responded; "I do Not Give Out Personal Info. To A Cold Caller Over The Phone".....He Hung Up.
Not A Very Effective Donation Taker.....He Left $50 on The Table.
Sounds Like A "Phisher"...Do Not Answer Personal Questions Over The Phone. YOU WILL BE SORRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
On The Job
 May 02nd, 2009
Rec.call from 206-682-0415 FOP MEM FOUND, tried to call the number and is constantly busy. Did not leave message just asked the person who answered if it was me, when the answer was "no" they hung up. If this is not a scam then it is a co. run by idiots.
Reporting to phone company as harrassing calls since they keep calling and calling.
Lisa
 May 01st, 2009
"May I speak to the woman of the house?"
NO.
hung up! SCAM
Flint
 Apr 30th, 2009
This number is FOP MEM FOUND - Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Foundation. It is a listed legitimate number but uses solicitation methods somewhere between aggravating and illegal. You can contact them through the WAFOP.com site, write them at: Washington State FOP Memorial Foundation, 2527 West Kennewick Ave. #207, Kennewick, WA. 99336 or contact the local listed Trustee Jack Simington at PROUD2BFOP@aol.com or call 509.585.4227 (work), 509.736.2079 (office), 509.539.3778 (cell). The National President is Chuck Canterbury at FOPCHUCK@aol.com or call 615.399.0900
Just Me
 Apr 29th, 2009
no msg left
Seattleit
 Apr 29th, 2009
Did not leave a message. Sounds like a redirected call and an ESL person. I think it suppose to be 'Fund' and not 'Found'. There are a lot of Fraternal Order of Police Funds of '......' . However, this one sounds like a scam, it did not have the '....'. The Police should check this out. It would be easy to identify the owner of this number.
Wa State
 Apr 29th, 2009
Received a call from this number on 4/24/09. I listened to the whole spiel and replied politely that I donate to one local charity. He then said they'd call back again in six months. When I responded that I would have the same answer in six months, he just talked over me and said again they would call back. Very rude.
Tacoma
 Apr 24th, 2009
no message
lake city
 Apr 23rd, 2009
These folks called me at work and at home. Said he is located in Orem, Utah. But with a 206 area code? Had to do a *69 to get the number. Asking for donations for Police Officers who have been wounded or killed. He said he was a paid fund-raiser and 30% (up from 15%! wow) went to the fund. Both times I told them I would donate locally and then hung up.
Ocean Park
 Apr 23rd, 2009
no message left
birch bay
 Apr 22nd, 2009
No message, but a call from FOP MEM FOUND 206-682-0415
Ballard
 Apr 22nd, 2009
Did not leave a message.
Kennewick
 Apr 21st, 2009
Apparently claim to be police memorial fund but when someone asked for their website they said they'd mail them that info. ( nothing yet posted on that info...) anyway sounds shadey, heard they can be quite rude. Just found this info off another site. Thought I'd share with everyone here...
Answer with caution - faulty websites and rude people wanting money? No thanks!
Seattle
 Apr 20th, 2009
Oops! Sorry-Correction:
"FOP MEM FOUND"
( not men )
Seattle
 Apr 20th, 2009
Fop men found - exactly what was on my caller ID display. No message left..?
Seattle
 Apr 20th, 2009
Wierd ID on phone. Never left a message.
me
 Apr 18th, 2009
Memory foundation of some sort? Don't know. Didn't leave message.
PJ
 Apr 17th, 2009

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