Requirements & Dues


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 Sheriffs receive $10,000 of AD & D insurance and 1 complimentary copy of the yearly NSA print directory.
    • Dues vary by county population. 2018 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.
    • 2018 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.
    • 2018 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, discounts on registration at the yearly Annual Conference  and Exposition, and thousands of discounts online in the members only section.
    • 2018 dues: $54
  • Life Members

Auxiliary 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.
    • 2018 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.
    • 2018 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.
    • 2018 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.
    • 2018 dues: $15
  • Citizen Member. Our Citizen Membership is open to anyone who supports law enforcement. Citizen members enjoy the same benefits as Auxiliary Members, except they receive the Sheriff & Deputy magazine via online subscription.
    • 2018 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.
    • 2018 dues: $20
  • Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals. Our Society 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. Global Society members receive a dedicated member’s only website, community as well as the online benefits members of NSA receive along with the Sheriff & Deputy magazine via online subscription.
    • 2018 dues: $25

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

GROUP MEMBERSHIP

Active Members

  • Group of 2-50 = $43 each
  • Group of 51-100 = $39 each
  • Group of 101-500 = $35 each
  • Group of 501+ = $31 each  

Auxiliary Members

  • Group of 2-50 = $33 each
  • Group of 51-100 = $29 each
  • Group of 101-500 = $25 each
  • Group of 501+ = $21 each

Neighborhood Watch Membership

  • Neighborhood Watch Individual = $25
  • Neighborhood Watch Block Captain = $30
  • Law Enforcement Liaison = $30
  • Neighborhood Watch & NSA member = +$20
  • Group of 2-10 = $15 each
  • Group of 11-50 = $10 each
  • Group of 51+ = $7.50 each

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

For questions about Membership, please contact:
800.424.7827 ext 201