Persons who have successfully completed training at either the Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar “LEEDS” program in Quantico, a Regional Command College program, the FBI-LEEDA Command Leadership Institute, or the Executive Leadership Institute are eligible for active membership.
Any person, who, at the time of application, is a sworn employee of a law enforcement agency or is sponsored by an active member, is eligible for associate membership. The Executive Director will have authority to review and approve all associate membership requests or applications. Such associate members shall not have the right to vote or hold office.
Any active member who has been a dues paying member in good standing for a period of not less than ten (10) years and is retired from public service may request life membership in writing to the President. All past presidents and charter members are life members. Life members shall be exempt from the payment of dues. HONORARY MEMBERSHIP
The President, with the advice and consent of the Executive Board, may appoint qualified persons to honorary membership. Such honorary members shall not have the right to vote or hold office and shall be exempt from the payment of dues.
Benefits of Membership
Line-of-Duty Death Benefit
As an extension of our support and sympathy for our law enforcement families, in the event of a line of duty death the Executive Board will consider a discretionary gift in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00 payable to the surviving spouse or legal representative of a Life, Active or Associate member. The discretionary gift will be considered by the Executive Board upon verification of the line of duty death by the employing agency of the Life, Active or Associate member.
Line of duty death is defined as – The death of an Active, Life or Associate member by felonious or accidental means during the course of performing his or her assigned functions. Networking
FBI-LEEDA has members throughout the United States and numerous countries. Membership is steadily rising each year. FBI-LEEDA members have access to law enforcement chief executives worldwide. Training
Each year, FBI-LEEDA hosts an annual training conference. FBI-LEEDA negotiates reasonable rates for those wishing to attend and bring their families. Active, Associate, and Life Members can attend the annual conference at a discounted rate. Through-out the year, FBI-LEEDA hosts training across the country in the areas of leadership, management, internal affairs and media relations. FBI-LEEDA also offers some courses via distance learning. Membership Directory
A current directory of all FBI-LEEDA members is available to members under the Members Only section of this website.
FBI-LEEDA published a quarterly magazine with exclusive articles concerning current events in the field of law enforcement, information about the association, upcoming opportunities, and so much more. A copy of the magazine is mailed to all members.
Children and grandchildren of Active and Life Members can apply for the annual LifeLock Undergraduate Scholarship.
Youth Leadership Program
Children and grandchildren of Active, Associate, and Life Members can apply for the Youth Leadership Program (YLP). The YLP is a week-long event held at the FBI Academy for high school students aged 14-16. Voting All Active and Life Members are eligible to vote for the Sergeant at Arms position for the FBI-LEEDA Executive Board at our annual conference.