4 Types of Membership

1. Police Officer Membership

Any person of Irish lineage who is an active or retired Police Officer, as the position of police officer is so defined in the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York, Article 1 section 1.10(34) or Federal Officer, as the position is so defined in the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York, section 2.15 

2. Peace Officer Membership

Any person of Irish lineage who is an active or retired Peace Officer as the position are so defined in the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York, section 2.10 

3. Associate Membership

Any person who is a Police, Peace or Federal Officer active or retired as defined in the By Laws under sections 2 and 3 and of non-Gaelic descent who possess the Irish Spirit. 

4. Honorary Membership

Any person who has been designated as a friend of the Society and of law enforcement, but who is not eligible for membership as defined in the By Laws under sections 2,3 or 4 shall be eligible for honorary membership. 

If you plan on mailing your Application

Please mail your application 

and a check or money order to:


Police Emerald Society of the Hudson Valley
P.O. Box 983
New Paltz New York 12561
Attn: Membership Application 

Please take the time to read the applications

PESHV BY-LAWS, Membership Applications, Associate and Honorary Applications and Recommendation Letter.

*Please beware that a one time initiation fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) along with forty dollars ($40.00) for annual dues should accompany your application.* 

*A $3.00 convenience fee will be added to all online transaction.* 

PESHV BY LAWS (pdf)

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Police and Peace Officer Application (pdf)

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Associate and Honorary Membership (pdf)

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Recommendation Letter (pdf)

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