US and World contacts and travel, 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. Lifelong friendships.
Travel the IPA Way: Who better to show you the area than a working officer! Travel often at a reduced cost or sometimes no cost at all.
Publications: Four digital issues of the IPA National Reporter magazine each year.
ID Card: ID card is provided in digital format online.
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?
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR REGULAR MEMBERSHIP: Membership shall be 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 do qualify for membership in the United States section.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP is open for non-sworn employees and volunteers (e.g., reserve officers, chaplains, support personnel) of law enforcement agencies. Verification of agency affiliation AND POLICE AGENCY ID CARD is required. Associate Members cannot vote or hold office and are not eligible for scholarships. Some administrative areas of the web are not open to Associate Members.
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 online click the button!
Our simple paper application can be printed from HERE