Become A Member

WHO IS REPRESENTING YOU?

Join the Broward County PBA and be part of a countywide organization that will fight for your rights as a law enforcement officer. The BCPBA application process is fast and simple. Only three forms are required: Member Application, Payroll Deduction Authorization and Death Beneficiary.

Several of our members belong to police departments where the PBA is not the collective bargaining agent. However, these PBA members enjoy the same representation for administrative issues and criminal charges. What’s more, the PBA provides you with an attorney to assist you through the whole administrative process and/or criminal investigation process.

LEGAL REPRESENTATION


One of the many benefits PBA members enjoy is having legal assistance available to them 24 hours a day, seven days a week at NO extra cost.

Many of the other labor organizations will provide you with a staff representative, who is not a lawyer, until you reach the stage of arbitration or charged criminally. The PBA provides you with an attorney from the beginning.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR JOB RELATED INCIDENTS
Discipline
Grievances
Shooting Scenes
Criminal Actions
IA Investigations
CJSTC Matters
Arbitration

PREPAID LEGAL ASSISTANCE/NON JOB RELATED MATTERS
Wills & Living Wills
Worker’s Compensation
Uncontested Divorces
Purchase and/or Sale of Primary Residence
Off-Duty Traffic Infractions

MEMBER BENEFITS


NEWLY IMPLEMENTED BENEFITS DEPARTMENT
ADMINISTERED BY THE PBA … NOT YOUR EMPLOYER

Designed Specifically for law enforcement

  • Guarantee Issue Universal Life/Long Term Care
  • Guarantee Issue Short Term Disability
  • Guarantee Issue Cancer
  • Guarantee Issue Critical Illness
  • Guarantee Issue Hospitalization
  • Guarantee Issue Accidental

PBA Benefit Consultant and advisors located on the PBA premises for year-round enrollment.

Guarantee Issue means no medical questionnaire is required.

POLITICAL ACTIVISM
State/Local Politics • Lobbying • Political Action Funds •
Candidate Endorsements • Campaigning

THE HOPE FUND
Emergency Financial Assistance • Scholarships

MEMBER EXTRAS
Discounts offered by financial service companies, mortgage companies, automotive dealers, retailers and entertainment companies that support law enforcement.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • The PBA proposed legislation that passed giving law enforcement officers the right to engage in collective bargaining. The contract and safeguards you now have go back to this legislation.
  • The PBA successfully argued before the Florida Supreme Court that public employees’ right to collectively bargain supercedes Civil Service Rules and Regulations.
  • The PBA proposed legislation that passed creating the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) for Florida Retirement System employees.
  • The PBA proposed legislation that passed creating the Heart and Lung Law, which provided that any condition or impairment of health caused by tuberculosis, heart disease or hypertension resulting in total or partial disability shall be presumed to have been accidental and to have been suffered on duty.
  • The PBA proposed legislation that passed doubling existing death benefits (maximum $150,000) for state and local officers killed in the line of duty. It also allowed surviving children and spouses to attend college (through postgraduate school) tuition-free.

ONLINE APPLICATION

To submit your information online, please click on the buttons below. We will need three forms in total: membership application, death benefit beneficiary form, payroll authorization. You may sign the online forms using a stylus, mouse or your finger if you are using a device with a touch pad.

 

PRINTABLE FORMS

If you prefer to fill out paper forms, download and print out the three forms you need from the links below. You can fax, email or drop off the completed forms to the BCPBA office. Our fax number is (954) 583-0405, email is membership@bcpba.org or stop by our office, located at 2650 West State Road 84, with your paperwork. We are open daily from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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Get In Touch With BCPBA

Broward County Police
Benevolent Association
2650 West State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Telephone: (954) 584-7600
Fax: (954) 583-0405

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