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Request LEO Verification on PoliceLink

Request LEO Verification on PoliceLink


The purpose of PoliceLink’s LEO-only forums is to provide verified active and retired law enforcement personnel with a secure location to discuss police-sensitive topics and to network with other members who are confirmed law enforcement officers.

1. Who can access the restricted areas?

PoliceLink members with the following status are eligible to request access to restricted areas:

  • Active or retired local, state, federal, tribal or railroad law enforcement officer
  • Active or retired corrections officer, detention officer, jailer, etc.
  • Active duty military police
  • Any other active duty person who is considered a “peace officer” under their state’s laws
  • Former (non-retired) law enforcement officers who are employed by a government-run law enforcement academy
  • Under extremely limited circumstances, other former law enforcement personnel who demonstrate a compelling need

2. Who is not eligible for requesting access?

Non-sworn personnel of any type are not eligible to request restricted access. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Dispatchers, crossing guards, and other civilian police employees
  • TSA screeners and non-sworn TSA employees
  • Security officers
  • Civilians
  • Employees of private corrections agencies or private prisons

3. How do I request access to restricted areas?

If you meet the criteria in Section 1, click here to request access to the restricted areas.


This symbol appears on profiles of verified law enforcement officers and verified forums.

4. How will others know I am a verified law enforcement officer?

Once your request is approved, a gold star will be added to your profile and will appear next to all of your discussion postings and comments throughout the site.

5. How do I know which forums and discussions are restricted?

The same gold star that appears on your profile will also appear next to any forums, discussions, or groups that are restricted to LEOs.

6. I see discussion postings in restricted areas by non-LEOs. How did that happen?

Prior to September 18, 2008, all discussion boards were open to the public. Several of these public boards were converted to LEO-only boards at that time. Any discussions or postings that previously existed in the converted boards were not removed and will remain, however, those who originally made them will not be able to make additional postings in the restricted forums or read any responses to their original post.

7. How do I request verification if I am a retired law enforcement officer?

If you are a retired law enforcement, or do not have a department email address, you can submit your request for LEO verification by downloading faxing in this request form.

  • Me_n_hannah_max50


    over 3 years ago


    i have attempted to send the fax several times i keep getting a message that it cannot be completed.

  • Let_logo_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    Go to a site owned and operated by COPS go to Law Enforcement

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 4 years ago


    Hi!!!, The link to "REQUEST LEO VERIFICATION NOW" is broken, and just sends me back to my login page...
    Anybody can help me?

  • Image_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    Been trying to submit my request for LEO verification....just sends me back to my login page. Hmmmm. What now?

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 4 years ago


    ...ohhh, favorite....where to begin,...i like the internet,..although i'm well aware their beating on me and from your own unit,,..little by little is for me...sjs,...& what has behooved me..some!,....i do have a program,...and it's workn,...ok...bottom line,..i need a better enviorment and please don't send me to africa,.. ...,...'s line...thanks so much.....i promise no ///{guns...this time.... law & order too

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 4 years ago


    ...not so embarsn,..i've a several other thangs to do mr. monier,...studa sitting here & to be exact..i'd like to decorate a house of my that too much for your 'hard-core' recorddd...

  • Vpsomourningband_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    They must be having another glitch... be patient it'll take them months to fix it. :)

  • Thorroses_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    That's ok I've had my NCIC & FED background checks. I've been AOA & SIDA certified for 3 major airports but my badge doesn't say Police, Trooper, or Ranger. It does say Officer. Can I get LEO access?

  • Thm_phppmgong_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    Hey it wont let me Request LEO Verification, it just takes me to a Login page any help message me.

    Thanks In Advance,


  • Picture_048_max50


    almost 4 years ago



  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 4 years ago

    Yes, I believe the link to "REQUEST LEO VERIFICATION NOW" may be broken. It is not working for me either.

  • Thinbwv_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    I attempted to get restricted access the first time I was on but it still has not appeared. In the verification I used my Dept. email and still nothing. How do I get verification? Now when I attempted to enter the request verification it just takes me to the sign in page but still shows me as logged in. Can someone help with this?

  • 04-01-2011_09_15_24pm_max50


    over 4 years ago


    I retired in March 2002 after 30 years with the PA. Office of Attorney General (OAG) as a Sr. Supervisory Narcotics Agent assigned to the Bureau of Narcotics Investigation (BNI). I just recently spoke with another retired member of the OAG-BNI that I served with and he suggested your site as to hear and be heard on a whole range of police and law enforcement topics. My career allowed me serve as a Regional Director of our Strike Force IV in central Pennsylvania and later as Director of Training. Please accept this as a formal request for LEO verification. topwater

  • 100_0655_2_max50


    over 4 years ago


    I am writing this because I have been involved with Law Enforcement in one way or another for 26 years !My father retired a captain on the Shelby CO Sherriff's Dept. my step mother is an FBI Agent, my Mother was in the Nenphis, Shelby County Court System for Im not sure how many years. Most of my friends are LEO related in one wy or another. Im going back to school for Criminal Justice soon. I can pas any test you care to give me. I have worked in the past 26 years in city, county, state, and federal modes in order to help!! I have even made arrests several times because response time was awful. I have done this from NW FL to CA. I have court room experience from drugs to murder. The only thing is I do not have clearence to say I am an official LEO, so would you please consider this request, and yes I have plenty of witnesses!!! Thank You So Much For Your Time. Jason T Voyles

  • Mantis_max50


    over 4 years ago


    This is a good thing to limit the number of trolls on the site.

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