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  • How do I become a member of the Bucks County Police Association?
    The B.C.P.A. has four levels of membership. Active members are those individuals who presently or formally were members of a law enforcement agency. Associate members can be anyone from the community and must be endorsed by a member in good standing. Departmental membership is available only to law enforcement agencies in Bucks County and allows their officers and agents access to the Association's range and classroom facilities. Life members are those who have been members of the Association for over 20 years and have maintained their status as dues paying members. Only those who are life and active members are eligible for insurance benefits and all dues must be up to date.
  • How do I become a police officer in Bucks County?
    The majority of the police departments in Bucks County participate in the Bucks County Police Chiefs' Association Consortium Examination. This examination tests the individuals physical and mental skills. The physical component uses the standards established at the 40th percentile by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission, while the written examination is a standardized test supplied by the PA Chiefs of Police Association and measures the individuals reading, math and English skills. Testing is done on an “as needed” basis. To sign up for notifications of future testing, visit Should you wish to attend the Police Academy, Temple University and Montgomery County Community College are your nearest providers. Here's a link to their website.
  • How do I become a corrections officer?
    Please contact the Human Resources Department in the County of Bucks for more information. The County’s website will provide you with the details.
  • Who can use the Bucks County Police Association range?
    Only members whose dues are current may use the range. Arrangements for scheduling the range are made through the Bucks County Police Training Center. For further information or to schedule range dates, please contact Rich Vona, Director, Bucks County Law Enforcement Training at (215) 340-8410.
  • I received a call concerning a donation. Is this a legitimate call?
    NO. We DO NOT solicite through the phone. We only send out mailers.

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