MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS AND TYPES
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP - The active membership shall consist of Superintendents of Bureaus of Identification, Chiefs of Police, Chiefs of Detectives, Sheriffs, and all other persons recognized by proper federal, state, county or city officials actually engaged in the business of personal identification or investigation.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - Associate members shall consist of reputable persons wholly or partially engaged in any of the various disciplines of the science of Identification who are not qualified for Active Membership.
STUDENT MEMBERSHIP - Student Membership shall consist of persons who are full or part time college students at an accredited college with a major in law enforcement and/or a forensic science related field. In addition, the applicant must include documentation such as a letter from a university or professor, copy of transcript or registration receipt from the educational institute acknowledging student status at the time application for membership or renewal is made.
LIFE SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP - Active or Associate members who shall forever be exempt from the payment of dues and assessments. This Active or Associate member of the Division shall pay a one-time, non-refundable sum of money equal to fifteen times the yearly amount.