Rose Island FOP Lodge No. 206 was formed in January of 2023 by 13 members of the Charlestown Police Department. The lodge was named to honor the historic Rose Island Park in Charlestown, IN, founded by E. B. Rose in 1923 and closing in 1937 due to extensive flood damage.
Rose Island FOP Lodge No. 206 and its members commit to supporting and defending the constitution of the United States; to inculcate loyalty and the allegiance to the United States of America; to promote and foster the enforcement of law and order; to improve the individual and collective proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties; to encourage fraternal, educational, charitable, and social activities among law enforcement officers; to support the improvement of the standard of living and working conditions of the law enforcement profession through every legal and ethical means available; to create and maintain tradition of espirit de corp insuring fidelity to duty under all conditions and circumstances; to cultivate a spirit of fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among our members and the people we serve; to increase the efficiency of the law enforcement profession and thus more firmly to establish the confidence of the public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.