To become a member of the Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals, one must be a sworn officer, communications officer, or civilian employee of the Colorado State Patrol, Port of Entry, Colorado Department of Public Safety, or the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Other than an agreement by the member to abide by the rules and regulations of the Association and to accept the duty of paying all monthly dues regularly assessed, no other qualification is required.
Association Member Dues are as follows:
|First year of employment
|Uniform Member w/Legal Defense||$46.00*||$61.50*|
|Uniform Member w/NO Legal Defense||$20.00||$35.50|
|Port of Entry||$15.00||$24.00|
|Legal Defense Fund||$26.00||$26.00|
*amount including Legal Defense Fund premium. Unless otherwise opted out of, uniformed members’ dues will automatically have this premium included.
When both spouses are members of the Association, the second spousal membership will be $20.00 per month for Uniformed Employees and $15.00 per month for Civilian and Communications Employees.
To BECOME A MEMBER, complete the following forms:
1. ACSPP Enrollment Form: ACSPP Enrollment Form.
This form contains all needed personal information and confirms your desire to join the ACSPP.
2. Reliance Standard Designation of Beneficiary. ($60,000 for accidental death, $20,000 if not accidental)
3. Legal Defense Enrollment Form -OR- Legal Defense Declination Form Membership does not automatically include the PORAC Legal Defense Fund (LDF) premium; your consent for this insurance is required through an Enrollment Form. To opt out of this coverage, there is also a LDF declination form. This coverage can be added or dropped at any time (effective the first of any given month).
4. DUES PAYMENT METHOD:
OPTION A: CDPS Payroll Deduction Form to have dues taken from your paycheck (this form must be submitted to the ACSPP office by the 10th of the month to be effective for the following month’s dues) OR
OPTION B: Authorization for Direct Dues Payment (ACH) Form for dues payment to be debited directly from your checking account;
Once all of your forms are filled out, please submit them to the Association’s administrative office:
Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals
55 Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80226
Your membership will be effective the first of the month following receipt of these forms in the ACSPP office.
When employment terminates, except for retirement, membership automatically ceases.
Upon retirement, membership continues in an inactive capacity and no dues are collected but a $5,000 life insurance policy remains in place.