Regular membership: Regular membership shall be open to all California law enforcement agencies, police academies, public safety communication centers, correctional institutions / agencies, and other public safety agencies that are interested in attaining or maintaining any professional accreditation through CALEA, Inc. Members of governmental agencies or a non-profit agency whose function affect or is affected by the CALEA process, and who are actively involved and can demonstrate contributions may also apply, as is a former CEO or Accreditation Manager of a CALPAC member agency. Membership shall be granted upon receipt of a completed membership application, review and approval by the Board and payment of dues.
Initial Membership: Initial membership is the agency's first year of membership, after which the agency converts to regular membership.
Lifetime Membership: Lifetime membership shall be open to retired individuals who are actively involved and have significantly contributed to CALPAC and the CALEA accreditation process. Membership shall be granted upon receipt of a completed membership application, review and approval by the Board. Lifetime membership shall be exempt from annual dues. The Board reserves the right to revoke the membership of lifetime members who have not attended meetings or communicated with the Board after one year from last contact.