Membership Guidelines and Application

2024 MCPA Membership - Click here to renew your membership and/or update your profile

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Please note, there is no renewal form to fill out this year. Existing members can simply pay online by credit card or "download" the invoice, print it out and send it in with your renewal check. Existing members may update their online profile in this section as well.

Click here to fill out a new member application form

New members, once you fill out the online form, you will be directed to either pay online with a credit card or send in a check with the invoice that will be emailed to you.

If you have issues, don't have online access, or need to reset your login information, please call 651-457-0677 or email [email protected].

Membership Types

VOTING. Eligible for Voting membership are chief law enforcement officers of state or local law enforcement agency in the State of Minnesota authorized by law to employ peace officers, excluding county sheriffs. The chief law enforcement officers shall be the highest-ranking officer in the agency holding an active POST license under the rules of the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Board). Dues are paid annually based on the number of licensed officers following this schedule.  

1-5 officers - $268
6-15 officers - $376
16-50 officers - $477
51+ officers - $525

ASSOCIATE. Eligible for Association membership are:  (a) federal, state or local law enforcement official whose office is in the State of Minnesota, or a contiguous state or province, and who is in charge of, the second-in-command of, or holds the rank of captain or higher of the law enforcement agency, including county sheriff's departments, and who does not qualify to be a voting member; (b) any appointed official who directly supervises persons eligible for membership under Section 4, subsection (a) or under Section 2, and who does not qualify to be a voting member; (c) any person who has been a member of the association and who has retired from public service. Annual dues: $212

SUPPORTING. Eligible for Supporting membership are those individuals or businesses whose business or profession or interest brings them in close relationship with the Voting or Associate membership of the Association, and who support the mission and purpose of the Association. Annual dues: $286

RETIRED. Eligible for Retired membership are those individuals who were Voting members in good standing at the time of their retirement from public service, but who were not eligible for Life membership. Annual Dues: $32