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Become A Part of NOBLE

Categories of membership are based upon whether or not an individual is a sworn law enforcement official and the rank of the individual at the time of application. However, an individual’s membership class may change due to promotion or job reclassification. Individuals and businesses who subscribe to our values, goals, mission, and beliefs may apply for NOBLE membership.

Regular Membership

Law enforcement CEOs and command level officials with the rank of Lieutenant or above and federal government law enforcement officials with the grade of GS-13 and above. Civilian criminal justice executives who are active members of a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency, or other agency, and whose permanent position is that of Director, Deputy Director, Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or Chief Executive Officer of a law enforcement agency or department.


Associate Membership

Law enforcement individuals below the rank of Lieutenant, criminal justice educators, and federal government law enforcement individuals with a grade below GS-13. Civilian criminal justice manager/administrator who is currently employed in a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency.

Collegiate Membership

Any college and/or university student, who is an active member of a sanctioned NOBLE Collegiate chapter housed on a college and/or university campus and under the sponsorship of an established NOBLE chapter interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.


Supporting Membership

Security officers, civilian employees, community supporters and other non-sworn individuals interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE

The Benefits of Joining 

  • Access to NOBLE members who presently provide senior law enforcement leadership in 48% of the largest cities in America;

  • Representation at federal, state, and local government through NOBLE’s advocacy efforts;

  • Access to NOBLE’s Center for Excellence Institute which is our state-of-the-art online training center in which you can earn CEU’s;

  • Reduced conference rate for NOBLE’s Annual Training Conference & Exhibition;

  • Ability to participate in various training platforms at local, regional and national levels;

  • Access to over 3,200 members worldwide that represent chief executive officers and command-level law enforcement officials from federal, state, county, municipal law enforcement agencies, and criminal justice practitioners;

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