Welcome to AFGE Local 171
Welcome to the AFGE Local 171 website. Local 171 represents the bargaining unit employees at:
The Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno
The Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City
This site is dedicated to the union members who protect society from the criminals society locks away.
Know You're Rights!
Did you know anytime you are faced with disciplinary actions you may (highly recommended) request a union representative? Just tell your supervisor you want a union representative before they begin to discipline you. See your Weingarten Rights here. Click here for a Union Rep.All of the Bureau of Prisons have the right to be accompanied by a Union Representative to all interviews with management officials, in which the employee reasonably believes the interview might result in (e.g. Investigative, Safety, Accident, ) to include "NOT THE SUBJECT OF THE INVESTIGATION".
Local 171 Supports Law Enforcement
New Staff Members
We encourage all bargaining unit staff to become union members. Remember, strength is in numbers. As a member of Local 171 you WILL be heard. Click here to download the form to join the AFGE Local 171 Union. Contact any Union steward for more information about becoming a member.
Correctional Peace Officers Foundation
The CPOF was created in 1984 as a national, non-profit charitable organization. Its primary function is to preserve and support the surviving families of Correctional Officers who lose their lives in the line of duty. Membership is as little as $5.00 per month. Membership benefits to the CPOF include:
Full coverage under the CPO Foundation's Death Benefit Program
Membership Card and Membership Decal
Subscription to the CPO Foundation's Quarterly Publication
Remember, your membership is tax deductible!
Click here to visit The Correctional Peace Officers (CPO) Foundation's website.
Want to become a member now? Contact any e-board member at FCI El Reno or FTC Oklahoma City
You do not have to be a bargaining unit employee for this benefit