To become a CLEAT member, you must be in a category listed below:
A Licensed Texas Peace Officer, including:
Police officers or marshals employed by a municipality
Deputy sheriff’s or constables
Peace officers employed by the state, including those officers employed by DPS, TABC, TPW, AG, TCOLE or TDCJ.
Police officers employed by a public or private institution of higher education
Police officers employed by a school district
Peace officers employed by other political subdivisions, including, transit police officers, or water district or authority police officers, district attorney investigators, arson investigators, or fire marshals.
Reserve peace officers
Full-time correction officers, detention officers, or county jailers employed by a political subdivision of the state
CPS Special investigators and Police Liaison personnel
Other full-time public safety employees approved by the CLEAT board of directors, including:
Dispatchers, or other civilian law enforcement support personnel employed by a law enforcement agency administered by a Police Chief or Elected Official.
Juvenile and Adult Probation Officers
Federal Law Enforcement Officers stationed in Texas
Membership dues are $30 per month. A variety of payment options are available, including online payment via PayPal, electronic fund transfer from a checking or savings account, credit card, check or money order. In addition, many of our local affiliates offer payroll deduction as well.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can call 512.495.9111 to speak to a Membership Specialist.
Please see the “Who is Eligible” section at the top of the page.
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