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The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) has been a national voice in shaping and implementing criminal justice policy since its founding in 1971. Our members represent all facets of the criminal justice community from the judiciary, law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, defense, victim witness services and educational institutions to federal, state, tribal and local elected officials.

We offer individual and group memberships. Member benefits include: news and updates about federal legislation and policy; access to a regularly-updated library of funding solicitations; registration discounts for our annual conference; access to our online member community and members only content; and so much more.

See below for information about purchasing or renewing a membership, and accessing member content.

Become a Member

We offer the following individual and group memberships:

  • Individual Practitioners

  • Students (Currently Enrolled)

  • State Agencies

  • Public Agencies

  • Tribal Governments

  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils

  • Nonprofits

  • Corporations

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Renew Membership

To view your invoice or renew your membership:

  1. Log in to your NCJA Netforum account (page will open in a new window).

  2. Click the My Account tab in the menu on the left.

  3. Click My Transactions in the pop up menu.

  4. Select Open Orders and Invoices.

  5. Click the Pay Open Orders button.

Access Member Content

To access member content like promising practices, the justice bulletin, and our discussion forums, please use the log in above in the upper right hand corner of our website.

To purchase or renew a membership, or to register for a conference or event, please visit our online store on NetForum.