Who are our members?

Our membership base is a wide array of law enforcement agencies and departments. From begining rank to administrators, the OPSOA provides benefits and training services across Oklahoma.

 

ACTIVE MEMBER

Any full-time employee of a government criminal justice agency (or retired) or a CLEET certified Reserve Officer. If you are past the age 65 when you apply for membership, you are not entitled to death benefits.

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

An former active member no longer in law enforcement for any reason other than retirement; or anyone who is commissioned but not certified by CLEET and not salaried by a department.

All memberships expire January 31st of each year.

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2021 Annual Membership Dues

Membership Classes & Requirements

The association offers two membership classifications: Active Member and Associate Member.

Prospective members can apply online or can download an application and mail it to OSPOA Headquarters.

ACTIVE MEMBER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Active membership is open to persons, who properly apply for membership and are actively engaged full time in law enforcement as commissioned law enforcement officers and are certified as such by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training; persons who are serving as reserve law enforcement officers and are certified as such by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training; criminal prosecutors who are currently licensed by the State of Oklahoma Bar Association and/or the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Council; employees of law enforcement, criminal prosecutorial agencies or the criminal courts systems, to include, but not limited to those who are employed as investigators, secretaries, clerks, information officers, technicians, detention officers, communication officers, court reporters and other employees of law enforcement, criminal prosecutorial agencies or the criminal courts systems, who work in direct support of the law enforcement, criminal prosecutorial or criminal courts missions.

Eligibility for Active membership also applies to those who have retired from active service in law enforcement as commissioned law enforcement officers, reserve law enforcement officers; criminal prosecutors; employees of the criminal courts systems and those who worked in direct support of the law enforcement, criminal prosecutorial or criminal courts missions, to include, but not limited to those who are employed as investigators, secretary’s, clerks, information officers, technicians, detention officers, communication officers, court reporters

ASSOCIATE MEMBER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Associate Membership is open to persons who are not actively engaged in law enforcement but hold a commission without salary from a department, including an Active Member who drops out of law enforcement for reasons other than retirement, or any other person who is currently employed in or retired from any criminal justice related field, to include but not limited to; Licensed Polygraph Examiners, the criminal courts, court reporters, private safety and security professionals, along with any other individuals employed in direct support of any of these activities.

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OSPOA Membership Benefits & Services

  • 1. Oklahoma Legislative Activity

    OSPOA is actively involved during each Legislative Session on Bills that may impact or be beneficial to law enforcement.

  • 2. Firearms Qualifications

  • 3. OSPOA Business Meeting

    OSPOA conducts it’s official business and election of officers at the Annual Conference which is held each spring.

  • 4. OSPOA Group Meetings

    OSPOA provides a venue for group meetings of additional law enforcement agencies and OSPOA promoted fellowship and good will by becoming better acquainted with fellow officers at the Annual Conference.

  • 5. OSPOA Continued Education

    Conference attendees can obtain the required continuing education provided by CLEET trainers and other professionals in break out sessions.

  • 6. OSPOA Scholarships

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