Basic Membership

With a basic membership in the Florida Deputy Sheriffs Association, not only will you be joining your fellow deputies and law enforcement professionals in a prominent organization, you also will receive valuable security for yourself and your family as part of your membership package. Basic membership is divided into three levels dependent upon your role with your Sheriff's office

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Level 1 - All current Sheriffs in good standing with the Florida Sheriffs Association and full time Florida Certified Deputy Sheriffs and Correctional Officers currently employed by a Florida Sheriffs office.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment - Level 1 members receive one times your annual salary for accidental death.


Level 2 - All other employees currently employed by a Florida Sheriffs office.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment - Level 2 members receive one times your annual salary for accidental death.


Level 3 - Also called “Associate Member” Level 3 includes former Sheriffs, retirees and volunteers. 

Accidental Death & Dismemberment - Level 3 members are eligible for a $20,000 accidental death benefit.


Survivor Benefits*

All basic memberships also come with:

Child Care - Up to $3,000/year

Education - Up to $2,500/child and up to $3,000 spouse 

*survivor benefits are up to 4 years