Membership Services & Dues

The following are our membership dues:



• Regular Membership - $150 Annually

• Associate Membership - $100 Annually

• Supporting Membership - $55 Annually

• Sustaining Membership - $525 Annually



The dues period is January 1st – December 31st. Members whose dues are not paid by March 31st are considered delinquent and will be assessed a $25 reinstatement fee.

For more information on the types of membership, please click here.

Categories of membership are based upon whether or not an individual is a sworn law enforcement official and the rank of the individual at the time of application; however, an individual's membership class may change due to promotion or job reclassification. Individuals and businesses who subscribe to our values, goals, mission, and beliefs may apply for NOBLE membership.

If you think that you have the commitment and professional competence to be a NOBLE member, take the first step and fill out the application.

The following is a list of the categories of membership:

Regular Membership - Law enforcement CEOs and command level officials with the rank of Lieutenant or above and federal government law enforcement officials with the grade of GS-13 and above. Civilian criminal justice executives who are active members of a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency, or other agency, and whose permanent position is that of Director, Deputy Director, Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, Commissioner, Deptuty Commissioner, or Chief Executive Officer of a law enforcement agency or department.



Regular Membership Dues are $150 Annually.

Associate Membership - Law enforcement individuals below the rank of Lieutenant, criminal justice educators, and federal government law enforcement individuals with a grade below GS-13. Civilian criminal justice manager/administrator who is currently employed in a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency.



Associate Member Dues are $100 Annually.

Supporting Membership - Security officers, civilian employees, community supporters, and other non-sworn individuals interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.



Supporting Membership Dues are $55 Annually.

Sustaining Membership - Corporations, organizations, or individuals interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.



Sustaining Membership Dues are $525 Annually.

Life Membership - There are three categories of Life Members.



Paid up - Life Memberships - Individuals who are eligible for regular, associate, or supporting membership and make a one time contribution to NOBLE and request a lifetime membership with NOBLE.



Regular Life Members - $1,525



Associate and Supporting Life Members - $1,095

Emeritus Life Memberships - Bestowed by the Executive Board upon members who have at least 20 years of continuous service and have remained financial with the organization throughout their tenure.

Legacy Life Memberships - Ms. Peggy Tripplett of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Chapter was bestowed a Legacy Life Membership by the Executive Board for her work that resulted in the founding of NOBLE. In 2001, the Founding Members were all granted Legacy Life Memberships as are the Past National Presidents. This membership is bestowed by the board and recognizes the highest level of service to NOBLE. Most recently, former US Ambassador Andrew Young received the honor.



Life members receive a special membership card, a special Life Members pocket insert, and special seating at NOBLE events and are invited to the Past Presidents' and Life Members' Luncheon at the National Conference.

Reinstatement - I didn't renew last year or for sometime. I need to Reinstate my membership.



Reinstatement is easy. Pay your dues for the current dues year and also pay the $25 reinstatement fee.