Become a Member of AACOP
Any person who holds an appointed position as the chief law enforcement officer of a state, county, municipal, tribal, college, or university entity in Arizona which has the authority to enforce the laws of the state of Arizona and the government entity of which it is a part, provided such person is certified by AZPOST as having peace officer authority. Voting membership may be granted to an Active Member upon petitioning the Board for voting rights. There will be only one Voting Member per agency. Voting Members shall be entitled to hold office and serve on committees within the Association.
- Voting Members with over 750 sworn members pay $5,000 in membership dues per year which includes the membership of their Command Staff.
- Voting Members with 100-749 sworn members pay $2500 per year which includes the membership of their Command Staff.
- Voting Members with 100 or less sworn members pay $350 per year.
Any supervisory member of an agency whose chief law enforcement officer is eligible for voting membership in the Association, and any supervisory member employed by a private or public Organization or Association related to Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice fields may be granted Active membership. Active Members shall not vote except by proxy and shall not hold elected office in the Association but may serve on committees and fulfill special assignments at the discretion of the Executive Board.
- Active Members in agencies with 100 or less sworn members pay $175 per year.
- Active Members of organizations that are non law enforcement agencies (i.e. AZPOST, ACJC) pay $175 per year.
Voting members of the Association, in good standing, who retire will be eligible for Retired membership. Retired Members may not be currently employed by a federal, state or local law enforcement agency. Retired Members shall not vote or hold office within the Association, but may serve on committees and fulfill special assignments at the discretion of the Executive Board. (Retired Members must send in renewal to stay on the mailing list)
- Retired Members pay $25 per year.