Categories of membership are based upon whether or not an individual is a sworn law enforcement official and the rank of the individual at the time of application, however an individual’s membership class may change due to promotion or job reclassification. Individuals and businesses who subscribe to our values, goals, mission and beliefs may apply for NOBLE membership. (See below)

Membership for the Southern California Chapter, NOBLE is $50.00 Per Year, with Renewal due by January 1st, of the following year.


SCC NOBLE Online Membership Application

Pay Chapter Dues

Regular Membership

$150 / Annually

Law enforcement CEOs and command level officials with the rank of Lieutenant or above and federal government law enforcement officials with the grade of GS-13 and above. Civilian criminal justice executives who are active members of a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency, or other agency, and whose permanent position is that of Director, Deputy Director, Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or Chief Executive Officer of a law enforcement agency or department.

Associate Membership

$100 / Annually

Law enforcement individuals below the rank of Lieutenant, criminal justice educators, and federal government law enforcement individuals with a grade below GS-13. Civilian criminal justice manager/administrator who is currently employed in a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement agency.

Collegiate Membership

$25 / Annually

Any college and/or university student, who is an active member of a sanctioned NOBLE Collegiate chapter housed on a college and/or university campus and under the sponsorship of an established NOBLE chapter interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.

Supporting Membership

$55 / Annually

Security officers, civilian employees, community supporters and other non-sworn individuals interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.

Sustaining Membership

$525 / Annually

Corporations, organizations, or individuals interested in furthering the goals of NOBLE.


Reinstatement Fee

For those who didn’t renew last year, reinstatement is easy. Pay your dues for the current dues year and also pay the $25 reinstatement fee.


Life Membership 

There are three categories of Life Members.

Paid up – Life Memberships – Individuals who are eligible for regular, associate or supporting membership and make a one time contribution to NOBLE and requesting a lifetime membership with NOBLE.

Regular Life Members – $1,525   
Associate and Supporting Life Members – $1,095

Emeritus Life Memberships – Bestowed by the Executive Board upon members who have at least 20 years of continuous service and have remained financial with the organization throughout their tenure.

Legacy Life Memberships – Ms. Peggy Tripplett of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Chapter was bestowed a Legacy Life Membership by the Executive Board for her work that resulted in the founding of NOBLE. In 2001, the Founding Members were all granted Legacy Life Memberships as are the Past National Presidents. This membership is bestowed by the board and recognizes the highest level of service to NOBLE. Most recently former US Ambassador Andrew Young received the honor.

Life members receive a special membership card, a special Life Members pocket insert, special seating at NOBLE events and are invited to the Past Presidents’ and Life Members’ Luncheon at the National Conference.