Membership Options

Note: All Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

ACTIVE MEMBERS

  • Sheriff membership is open to sworn sheriffs in the United States. Sheriff members enjoy the same benefits as Active Other members, except Sheriff members receive $10,000 of AD & D insurance and 1 complimentary copy of the Annual Sheriffs' Directory.
    • Dues vary by county population. 2019 dues are:
      Sheriff with county population of 500,000 or more = $579
      Sheriff with county population of 250,000– 499,999 = $290
      Sheriff with county population of 100,000–249,999 = $175
      Sheriff with county population of 10,000–99,999 = $115
      Sheriff with county population of less than 10,000 = $60
  • Chief of Police membership is open to chiefs, superintendents of police as well as command-level officers. Chief of Police members enjoy the same benefits as Active Other members listed below.
    • 2019 dues: $75
  • Executive/Agency Director membership is open to civilians in command level positions such as CEO, President, VP, Director, Deputy Director. Executive/Agency Director members enjoy the same benefits as Active Other members listed below.
    • 2019 dues: $75
  • Active Other membership is open to all sworn law enforcement and civilians not in a leadership position mentioned in a category above. Active Other members receive $3,000 of AD & D insurance, as well as the right to vote onsite at the Annual Conference and Exposition. Members also receive advocacy in Washington, the bimonthly magazine Sheriff & Deputy (a $30 value), access to NSA’s career center, savings on conference registration, and thousands of discounts online in the members-only section.
    • 2019 dues: $54
  • Paid-Up-For-Life membership eliminates having to pay annual NSA membership dues and saves you money! Learn more >>>
    • 2019 Sheriff Paid-Up-For-Life dues: $441-1321*
    • 2019 Non-Sheriff Paid-Up-For-Life dues: $379-913*
    • 2019 Retired Paid-Up-For-Life dues: $158-517*

* Lifetime Membership Program dues varies based on age

AUXILITARY AND OTHER MEMBERS

  • Auxiliary membership is open to non-command level officers and civilians. Auxiliary members enjoy the same benefits as Active members, except they do not receive the AD & D insurance or have the right to vote.
    • 2019 dues: $41
  • Student membership is open to students currently enrolled in a criminal justice or related discipline not currently employed in a full time position. Student members enjoy the same benefits as Auxiliary members.
    • 2019 dues: $41
  • International membership is open to sworn officers and civilians who live outside the United States. International members enjoy the same benefits as Auxiliary members.
    • 2019 dues: $70

SUSTAINING MEMBERS

  • Retired Law Enforcement. This category is open to all retired law enforcement. Retired Law Enforcement members enjoy the same benefits as Auxiliary members, except they receive the Sheriff & Deputy magazine via online subscription only.
    • 2019 dues: $15
  • Citizen Member. This category is open to anyone who supports law enforcement. Citizen members enjoy the same benefits as Auxiliary nembers, except they receive the Sheriff & Deputy magazine via online subscription only.
    • 2019 dues: $15
  • NATI Member. As a NATI member, you gain access to essential tools and resources that will assist in reducing criminal victimization of older persons, improve the quality of life for older adults, educate and involve the community in implementing solutions. Learn more >>>
    • 2019 dues: $20
  • Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals. Our GSHNSP members include all who provide a key role in the protection of people, critical infrastructure and key resources against attacks that emanate from within or outside our borders. Members represent every discipline involving prevention, protection, preparedness and response, which are vital to our missions of Homeland and National Security. Learn more >>>
    • 2019 dues: $25
  • ​National Neighborhood Watch. NNW members are vested in the security of their communities and the prevention of crime. NNW promotes the establishment of ongoing local neighborhood watch groups that encourage citizens to partner with local law enforcement agencies in an effort to reduce crime in their neighborhoods. Learn more >>>
    • 2019 dues: $25

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GROUP MEMBERSHIP

Receive discounted membership if you join as a group! Learn more >>>

Note: Excludes Sheriff, Chief of Police, and Agency Director dues. All memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.


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