ACTIVE CHIEFS ONLY:

Provisional Members

No person shall be eligible for Provisional Membership in this Association unless he/she shall be the "Acting Chief of Police" or "Interim Chief of Police" of a duly constituted County or Municipal Police Department whose members are governed by Civil Service or the Tenure of OFfice Act of the State of New Jersey, and whose Chief of Police is on terminal leave or is otherwise permanently removed from the day-to-day activities of the department with the intention to retire or resign. In order to be considered for Provisional Membership, applicants must attain the endorsement in the form of signature on the application of the current Chief of Police of the department. In the case where there is no current Chief of Police, or where the current Chief of Police is unavailable or unable to sign the application, or where the current Chief of Police is not an Active Member in Good Standing in the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the President (or his/her designee) of the appropriate County Chiefs of Police Association may sign the application. Provisional membership shall be for the period of one (1) year, renewable upon application on January 1st of the succeeding year for a  total of two (2) years inclusive of the initial year (or part thereof) of acceptance. The association initiation fee must be paid along with the initial application, but will not be required for any subsequent application. A Provisional Member's status will be upgraded to Active Member upon provision of proof of appointment as Chief of Police of a duly constituted County or Municipal Police Department whose members are governed by Civil Service or the Tenure of Office Act of the State of New Jersey. All proposed applicants for Provisional Membership shall comply with Article IV, Section 1(d) of this Consitution, be investigated by the Membership Committee, and approved by a majority vote of the members present at a Regular or Special meeting of the Association. 

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