Membership Services

Disciplinary Representation:
PBA provides full-time and retained attorneys to handle your discipline cases, as well as your decertification cases before the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.

Shooting Scenes:
PBA provides an attorney to represent you at the scene of an on-duty shooting or serious injury.

Legal Defense: Shootings/Serious Accidents
If you are involved in a duty-related shooting incident, an on-duty vehicle crash or other accident which results in a serious injury to another person, Florida PBA will provide an attorney “on-scene” to assist in any internal, criminal investigation or questioning about the incident.

Civil Suits/Criminal Actions:
PBA provides an attorney if you are named as a defendant in any civil or criminal action arising out of your duties as a law enforcement officer.

PBA DEATH AND DISABILITY PLAN:

Effective June 1, 2015

This is a program free to members, which provides death or catastrophic disability benefits to the member, spouse or dependent children when the member is killed or suffers a catastrophic injury in the line of duty.

On June 1, 2015, death benefit payment increased to a maximum of $50,000 and catastrophic injury benefit payment increased to a maximum of $30,000.

Please contact the PBA at 1-800-733-3722 for more information.

LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION:
PBA maintains a professional staff of lobbyists to aid in obtaining legislation beneficial to law enforcement and corrections officers and support personnel.

PUBLICATIONS:
Newsletters are published on a regular basis to keep you up-to-date on the latest issues concerning departmental rule changes, contract negotiations, legislation and your legislators, not to mention member feedback and editorials.

INSTANT COMMUNICATION:
Members can reach PBA representatives by calling our toll-free number 24 hours a day, seven days a week 1-800-733-FPBA (3722).

LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION

PBA maintains a professional staff of lobbyists to aid in obtaining legislation beneficial to law enforcement and corrections officers and support personnel.

DISCIPLINARY REPRESENTATION

PBA Provides full-time in-house and retained attorneys and staff representatives to handle your discipline cases, as well as your de-certification cases before the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.

CIVIL SUITS/CRIMINAL ACTIONS

PBA provides an attorney if you are named as a defendant in any civil or criminal action arising out of the scope of your duties as a law enforcement officer.

PBA DEATH AND DISABILITY PLAN

This program provides, free to members, a death benefit of up to $30,000 and a catastrophic injury benefit of up to $20,000 to the member, spouse or dependent children when the member is killed or suffers a catastrophic injury in the line of duty.

SHOOTING SCENES

A legal duty officer is available 24 hours a day, for duty-related legal needs. PBA provides an attorney to represent you at the scene of an on-duty shooting or serious injury.

Membership Team

Glenda Gail Lowery

Chief Financial Officer

glenda@flpba.org

Sherry Hannon

Accounting & Membership Services Manager

sherry@flpba.org

Laura Spraker

Membership Administrator

laura@flpba.org

Debbie Tully

Membership Administrator

debbie@flpba.org

Laura Smith

Secretary (Southwest)

swfpba@flpba.org

Join Florida PBA Today

Florida Police Benevolent Association membership is open to all certified law enforcement and corrections officers regardless of race, creed, sex or national origin. The Association is made up of semi-autonomous charters formed on a county-wide or regional basis, and local or statewide chapters.