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ILLINOIS POLICE ASSOCIATION, INC.
7508 NORTH AVENUE, ELMWOOD PARK, ILLINOIS 60707
Phone: (708) 452-8332 - FAX (708) 452-1618
"An Organization For The Professional Law Enforcement Officer"

 
 

       
 
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Illinois Police Association HONORARY MEMBERSHIP...
   
HONORARY MEMBERS - Persons who are ineligible for Active membership but who the Board finds are qualified by training and experience in general law enforcement or have achieved professional distinction in law enforcement science and administration; those who have rendered distinguished public service in the
administration of criminal justice or who have made an outstanding contribution to law enforcement or the prevention of crime; members of the judiciary and officers of any municipal, count, state, or federal agency and executive officials of a government department are eligible for Honorary membership.

(Amended September, 2000)

SECTION 4 - PARAGRAPH A. Honorary members shall be exempt from the payment of all dues and assessments and through their respective membership shall extend throughout each calendar year following consideration and approval of the Board of the respective person’s qualifications and status. They shall not be entitled to the death benefit belonging to the Active members and shall be precluded from holding office in the Association and voting at any meetings of the membership.

(Amended September, 2000)

SECTION 6 – APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP. Candidates for Honorary membership shall require the sponsorship of an Active member, and such membership shall be issued only in limited numbers as prescribed by resolution of the Board. Except as explicitly provided for in Article VII, Section 1, or otherwise in these By-Laws. Honorary members shall not be entitled to the benefits of Active members and shall be precluded from holding office and/or voting at any meetings of the membership.

(Amended September, 2000)

SECTION 9 – DISCIPLINE, SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION. A member may be disciplined, suspended or expelled for a misrepresentation of facts in his or her application for membership, for unprofessional conduct or just cause, but such punishment shall not be inflicted except upon written charges being filed against him or her or until he or she has had an opportunity to be heard in his or her defense before the Board. The member shall be entitled to counsel at said hearing.

(Amended September, 2006)

SECTION 10 – PROHIBITIONS. No person who has been convicted of a felony against the laws of any state or the federal government shall be eligible for membership, and any member who is convicted of a felony against the laws of any state or federal government shall be automatically dropped from the membership from the date of his or her conviction becomes final.

(Amended September, 2006)

SECTION 11 – NON-DISCRIMINATION. Sex, color, race or creed shall not be a bar to membership in the Association.

(Amended September, 2006)

 

 

 

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