Make CPOA your source, your voice and your choice when it comes to advancing your law enforcement career.
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Your source for professional development and training
- Strengthen your career with training, most POST certified.
- Protect your career with the Legal Services Program.
- Seek out your next promotion in the CareerCENTER.
- Take your agency to the next level at COPSWEST Training & Expo.
- Broaden your knowledge with the Journal of California Law Enforcement.
- Hear from voices across California at the California Peace Officer blog.
- Instigate change at Legislative Day.
- Advance your department by hosting a training.
Your voice on issues impacting law enforcement
- Meet with government leaders.
- Take positions on political issues through the Law & Legislation or Endorsement Committees.
- Collaborate with other law enforcement organizations to foster change across California.
- Understand the laws impacting you with legal updates and case alerts, delivered to your inbox.
Your choice for connections that make a difference throughout your career
- Meet fellow leaders and shape the industry’s future by joining a committee.
- Network and learn from local colleagues through your region leadership board.
- Define CPOA’s future by sitting on the Board of Directors.
- Recognize extraordinary acts by nominating colleagues for CPOA’s Annual Awards Program.
Which Membership Is Right For You?
|Description||Sworn Peace Officer||Reserve Peace Officer||Retired Peace Officer||Full-Time, Permanent Employees of Public Safety Organizations||Volunteers or Part-Time Employees & Other Supporters of Law Enforcement||Company Membership|
|Opportunity to Make New Connections and Gain Experience Through Volunteering on Committees and/or Region Boards||X||X||X|
|Weekly Industry New Email||X||X||X||X||X|
|E-Alerts Regarding Legal Rulings and Decisions||X||X||X||X||X|
|Access to CPOA's Member Directory||X||X||X||X|
|Discounts on Job Postings in CPOA's CareerCENTER||X||X||X||X||X|
|Discounts on Publications and Subscriptions||X||X||X||X||X|
|Discounts on Training & Events||X||X||X||X|
|Company Logo on CPOA Website||X|
|$50 off each 10'x10' at COPSWEST||X|
|Access to Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities||X|
*All memberships except for Friends of CPOA and Affiliate are prorated on a calendar-year basis.
New! Department membership!
Starting in October 2016, agencies can give their entire full-time sworn personnel staff CPOA membership at a discounted rate. All sworn personnel at your agency can enjoy the benefits listed above for as lows as $3 per person.
Department Membership Rates
|Number of Sworn Personnel*||Membership Rate|
|5 - 25||$750|
|26 - 50||$1,150|
|51 - 100||$1,500|
|101 - 300||$2,500|
|301 - 1,000||$5,000|
|1,001 - 3,000||$7,500|
To take advantage of this discounted rate or to learn more about the benefits available to your entire agency, contact Kelsey Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 916-520-2245.