Last updated: December 30, 2023
Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the website (the "Service") operated by Arizona Homicide Investigators Association ('AHIA') ("us", "we", "association", or/and "our").
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
The qualifications for membership with the Arizona Homicide Investigators Association are set forth as follows.
A. No person may be a member and no member may retain their membership who has for any reason other than an honorable retirement, changed his/her qualifying status voluntarily or involuntarily, except as below. AHIA Membership will not be granted by the Board of Directors to persons deemed to be involved in conduct off-duty which is unbecoming to the goals of the AHIA.
B. Any member in good standing who shall terminate his/her service in the classification of eligibility for membership in any manner other than an honorable retirement may continue as an associate member of AHI, but only so long as that person would otherwise qualify as an associate member and with approval of the Executive Board and upon payment of annual dues. Otherwise, the membership of such person shall be terminated forthwith at the time when such termination of eligibility occurs.
Section 1: Regular Membership Eligibility
Any regularly employed, full time law enforcement officer who is, employed by a federal, state, county, city or tribal agency and who is classified as a Peace Officer under the laws of this state or under federal law of the U.S. Government and all others listed below may be a Regular Member of the Association. Any regular member may hold an elected position with the AHIA Board of Directors.
A. Regular members may also include:
1. Any member of the State Bar of Arizona and their staff who are employed by the office of the Attorney General, office of a County Attorney, or office of a City/Town Attorney, the United States Attorney’s office or a tribal prosecution agency and whose duties include prosecuting criminals.
2. A Criminal Investigator who is assigned to the office of the State Attorney General’s office or the office of a County Attorney or City Attorney, the United States Attorney’s Office or a tribal prosecution agency.
3. Federal, State, and County Parole and Probation Officers.
4. Correction/Detention Officers employed by the State or Federal Prison System or by a County Sheriff on a full-time basis, as well as the Directors and Administrative heads of such correctional facilities, if fully employed by the Federal, State, or County.
5. Criminal Investigators, Crime and/or Intelligence Analysts assigned to any Federal, State, County, City, or tribal law enforcement agency.
6. Directors or Administrative Heads of any Federal, State, County, City or tribal law enforcement agency that is empowered by statute with the investigation of criminal actions under their jurisdiction.
7. Certified Reserve Law Enforcement Officers, civilian and sworn reserve employees presently employed by Federal, State, County, Tribal or City agency.
8. Out of State Peace Officers who meet the criteria outlined herein under Section 1. However, Out of State Regular members are unable to hold an elected position with the AHIA Board of Directors.
9. Adult and Juvenile Probation and Parole Officers, their investigators and other appropriate staff in their organizations.
10. Investigative/Custodial/ Correctional staff currently working for organization(s) that are contracted by government (Federal, State, County, or City) agencies to house inmates/detainees in facilities operated by said organization(s).
11. Any other person deemed appropriate by the AHIA Board of Directors.
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Section 2: Ineligible for Membership
Persons employed as a full-time defense attorney, part-time defense attorney, or persons acting as a pro-bono defense attorney, including, but not limited to, public defender, private practice defense attorney, defense investigator, or any of their staff are not eligible for membership in the association.
Any other person deemed inappropriate by the AHIA Board of Directors.
We may terminate or suspend access to our Membership immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
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