Application

NACOLE Membership Application -  (Word)

NACOLE-Membership Application 2016-2017

NACOLE-Membership Application 2016-2017 PDF


1. Regular members ($150 annually) are defined as those persons:

  • Who are not sworn law enforcement officers;
  • Who work for or constitute agencies which are established by legislative or executive authority to investigate and/or review issues and complaints against law enforcement; and/or
  • Who have worked for and/or have constituted agencies, which are established by legislative or executive authority to investigate and/or review complaints against law enforcement.
  • Who are mayors, county or municipal managers or who otherwise hold an executive position or are on a board, council, commission or committee with authority to direct, control, and/or oversee the activities and/or performance of the chief law enforcement officer of a political subdivision.

2. Associate members ($100 annually) are defined as any persons interested in the oversight of law enforcement. Associate members shall be able to participate in all Association activities including serving on committees, but are ineligible to vote or serve as officers or members of the Board of Directors.

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3. Organizational members ($400 annually) are defined as agencies or boards who provide civilian oversight of law enforcement by legislative or executive mandate. These agencies or boards will receive one transferable regular (voting) membership. All agency or board affiliate members are eligible to serve on committees, however election or appointment to the Board of Directors shall be limited to the designated voting member of the agency or board. Cities or other political subdivisions may obtain one organizational membership to cover all of the entities within it, which meet the requirements for regular membership.

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4. Student members ($50 annually) are defined as individuals currently enrolled either full or part-time in a college of university program in the area of criminology, criminal justice, law, sociology, political science, public administration, journalism, or a related field and who are interested in the oversight of law enforcement. Student members shall be able to participate in all Association activities including serving on committees, but are ineligible to vote or serve as officers or members of the Board of Directors.

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5. Life membership shall be granted to:

  • The Founding Members of NACOLE;
  • Past Presidents after having honorably completed their full term of office;
  • To any individual who has retained active regular membership for 20 continuous years or who has 20 continuous years of service with an agency or board that has held continuous Organization membership during that person’s tenure; and
  • To any individual who retires from police oversight activities and at the time of retirement has retained active regular membership for 10 continuous years or who retired from police oversight activities and at the time of retirement has 10 continuous years of service with an agency or board that has held continuous Organizational membership during that person’s tenure.