A sample of the benefits of the IPA membership.
US and World contacts, travel assistance, a quarterly magazine, scholarships, networking with 400,000 professional friends, collecting, plus many more benefits!
Worldwide Police Contacts: 400,000+ Police Friends in 60+ countries willing to assist you. Develop lifelong friendships. Take part in special interest groups such as patch collecting, whiskey appreciation, and flying.
Travel the IPA Way: Who better to show you the area than a working officer! Accommodations sometimes at a reduced cost or no cost at all. The opportunity to have emergency contacts in place should something happen.
Publications: Four digital issues of the IPA National Reporter magazine each year.
Scholarships: Variety of scholarships for members and children/grandchildren of members.
E-News: Periodic IPA e-newsletters will keep you informed about IPA events. Discounts on all IPA logo items and various other discounts.
WHO CAN JOIN?
REGULAR MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Membership is open to all law enforcement officers employed with, or retired from, a law enforcement agency. Law enforcement officer is defined as an employee of a governmental agency with a formal commission authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of, or the incarceration of any person for, any violation of law. Members of the military police qualify for membership in the United States section. Verification of agency affiliation and a copy of police identification (active service or retired) is required.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Associate status is open to current and honorably retired non-sworn employees and current volunteers (e.g., auxiliary officers, reserve officers, chaplains, support personnel) of law enforcement agencies. Verification of agency affiliation AND POLICE AGENCY ID CARD is required. Associates cannot vote or hold office, and are not eligible for scholarships. Some administrative areas of the web are not open to Associates.
Note: Dues are for calendar year. Joining in Jan-Sep provides membership for the remainder of the year. All non-life memberships expire Dec 31. Joining during Oct-Dec provides 90 days grace with membership for the remainder of the calendar year and the next calendar year.
To join the IPA USA Section, please visit the link below to continue with the online application!