Frequently Asked Questions
Find out more about CRPOA?
You can read our FAQs and read through the Website, especially the following pages:
Getting help when I might be in trouble?
Depending on the trouble and issue, you should be able to find the proper contact e-mail or phone number on the Contact CRPOA page.
Looking to join CRPOA?
There is a secure online application form for signing up. If you prefer to print a mail your membership enrollment, download a copy of the form Here.
I already have a Membership Card that has a renewal date of next year. Why did I get an Overdue notice?
CRPOA sends out Membership Cards with the renewal notice and Membership Information. We validate the Membership when payment Is received.
When does my membership expire?
One year from the date you joined. CRPOA will mail you a new card and renewal form approximately 45 days in advance of that date. You can also conveniently pay your dues online.
How do I get a password to log in online and update my member information? What if I forget my password?
If you are new to CRPOA and have not received your online information yet, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be given access. If you are have previously received log in access but you have forgotten or lost your log in information, send an e-mail to the same address, email@example.com, to get a password reminder.
How do I update my address?
You can update your address and contact information online using the Member area. Log in and follow the very easy, step by step instructions.
How do I pay my dues?
You will receive a notice via regular mail so you can mail back your dues. Or, you can pay conveniently and securely using our online Application Form. Simply select the "Renewal" option under Membership Status.
Is the CRPOA site secure?
Yes. Because the CRPOA.org site has many administration and membership features, we have implemented appropriate security for all areas and functions, especially for payments, membership information and data security. CRPOA.org is a safe and secure Website.
When is the Annual Conference and where can I get the application and class schedule?
ARPOC is held the end of August each year, alternating North and South site locations. The costs, application and class schedule can be found online around the first of May.
Find out about current legislation?
We have a Legislative Activity page where news is posted. For current information, you can Contact CRPOA
Where can I get the poster of the guys in the alley called, "A reserve does it for a lot less..."?
You can order it online through the CRPOA store and have it mailed directly to you. It is available framed and unframed.
I'm not a reserve peace officer, can I become a member of the California Reserve Peace Officers Association?
Yes. There are members who are Search and Rescue, and Volunteers in Law Enforcement. All the benefits that apply to Reserve Peace Officers also apply to Search and Rescue and Volunteers in Law Enforcement. There are also membership categories for Full Time Peace Officers and Non Sworn Supporters that would like to show their support for these dedicated volunteers. Learn more here or get the membership form here.
How can I become a Law Enforcement volunteer or Search and Rescue member?
Check with your local Police or Sheriff's Department for the programs they offer and the qualifications.
Is CRPOA doing any Fund Raising?
Yes, we have an on going drive handled by United Support Group. You can learn more by calling Chuck Adams at 1-855-557-7762 x103.