Any sworn law enforcement within the United States of German heritage
who has been accepted into the membership by the Association's Board of Directors after being sponsored by a current member
in good standing and after paying the required dues.
An active member who after tendering the required dues to the association for a period of at least
ten consecutive years, and after retiring from active law enforcement service, may qualify for retired membership. Such membership
retains all the rights and privileges of active membership, however at reduced dues.
Any person who has rendered distinguished service in promoting respect for the Association or the
German American community, may be considered for honorary membership. Honorary membership has no voting privileges nor are
they permitted to hold any office in the Association.
Any civilian may obtain Associate status into the Association provided that they share the same interests and goals. Associate
membership is granted only after the applicant has been sponsored by two Active members and is accepted by the Board of Directors.