Who can join the Orange County Shields?

According to our by laws:

Membership in this association shall be open to all active and retired Police Officers under, Article 1.20, section 34 subdivisions A,B,C,D,E,J,K &N; Article 2.15, sections 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 13, 18 & 19. of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of New York. Membership shall also be open to others who are engaged in the profession of Law Enforcement, in a capacity not stated above, with the approval of the membership committee who will be guided by the existing Code of criminal Procedure. Also eligible for membership in this association are those individuals who meet the above criteria, but leave Law Enforcement under honorable conditions prior to retirement.

Yes it is a mouthful.... but if you are in law enforcement or retired from law enforcement, You are eligible, We have state police, local police, County law enforcement, Many NYPD, also corrections and many other arms of law enforcement as members.

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