Membership

Membership in the Association consist of five categories:

  1. Active Members (I)
  2. Active Members (II)
  3. Life Members
  4. Associate Members
  5. Honorary Members

Membership Application Process

Active I & Active II – Any person qualifying for and seeking membership to the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association as an Active member (I) or (II) must complete and submit a membership application to the Secretary of the Association/Membership Committee for review and approval. Election as an Active Member (I) or (II) requires recommendation for acceptance by the Membership Committee and a majority vote of Active Members (I) present at a business meeting.

Associate Membership – Any person seeking membership to the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association must be sponsored by an active member of the association and must complete and submit a membership application to the Secretary of the Association/Membership Committee for review and approval. Election as an Associate Member requires a recommendation for acceptance by the Membership Committee and a majority vote of the Active Members (I) present at a business meeting.

Any person of good reputation may be eligible for Associate Membership provided he/she is sponsored by an Active Member (I). Dues for such membership shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) per calendar year payable upon application.

The application shall be submitted to the Membership Committee and shall set forth in detail all relevant personal data of the applicant. Election as an Associate Member requires a recommendation for acceptance by the Membership Committee and a majority vote of Active members (I) present at a business meeting.

To enhance the image of all members and to foster a better understanding of the interests of the private sector, the President may appoint, annually, an Associate Member to a position on the Executive Board. This appointment will not have voting rights.

Life Membership – All Active Members (I) are eligible for Life Membership upon retirement from service. Election as a Life Member requires a recommendation for acceptance by the Executive Committee and a majority vote of the Active Members (I) present at a business meeting.

Application

Please contact Chief Sidney Wordell of the Little Compton Police Department at policechief@tlcri.com or 401-635-2311 for further details and application.

Membership Payment Options

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