One voice for the Office of Sheriff

Deputy Sheriff

Our Mission

The National Sheriffs' Association is dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice public safety and law enforcement so that they may perform their jobs in the best possible manner and better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions. Learn More learn more arrow

Requirements & Dues

Active Members (eligible to vote and receive free AD&D insurance):

  • Sheriffs
  • Sheriffs-elect, provided they qualify for office.
  • Undersheriffs, assistant sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, other employees of a sheriff's office, and members of the sheriff's reserve, auxiliaries, and posses.
  • Chiefs of police and other employees of an agency having responsibility to enforce criminal law.
  • Individuals affiliated with federal and state law enforcement or with military agencies.
  • Individuals employed by private rather than public organizations but who have law enforcement duties.
  • Individuals employed in any agency, public or private, whose responsibilities relate directly or indirectly to the administration of criminal justice.
  • Individuals engaged in teaching, research, and writing in the field of criminal justice.
  • Individuals who have demonstrated genuine interest in and support of the Office of Sheriff or the effective administration of criminal justice/law enforcement/public safety throughout the nation.
  • Life Members

 

Auxiliary Members (not eligible to vote and do not receive free AD&D insurance):

  • Auxiliary Members
  • Deputies
  • Students
  • International Members

 

Membership Dues Structure

(dues subject to change)

Active Members

  • Sheriff (cost is assessed according to county population)
    • Sheriff with county population of 500,000 or more = $530
    • Sheriff with county population of 250,000– 499,999 = $266
    • Sheriff with county population of 100,000–249,999 = $160
    • Sheriff with county population of 10,000–99,999 = $106
    • Sheriff with county population of less than 10,000 = $54
  • Chief of Police = $69
  • Executive/Agency Director = $69
  • Other Active Members = $48
  • Deputy Member (receives Deputy and Court Officer magazine) = $48  

Auxiliary Members

  • Auxiliary Member = $38
  • Deputy Member (receives Deputy and Court Officer magazine) = $38
  • Student = $38
  • International Member = $64
 
GROUP MEMBERSHIP
Active Members
  • Group of 2-50 = $40 each
  • Group of 51-100 = $36 each
  • Group of 101-500 = $32 each
  • Group of 501+ = $28 each  
Auxiliary Members
  • Group of 2-50 = $30 each
  • Group of 51-100 = $26 each
  • Group of 101-500 = $22 each
  • Group of 501+ = $18 each
 

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

For questions about Membership, please contact:
800.424.7827 ext 201