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Request LEO Verification on PoliceLink

Request LEO Verification on PoliceLink

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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.

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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.


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    cparmenter

    about 5 years ago

    388 Comments

    I also have sent in my request manymany times and never heard any thing more.

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    Verification is always a good idea, it shows that you've taken the time to have your access/status checked. Bear in mind it is a personal choice. Its easy and takes only a few minutes of your time. Be patient, and remember, there are a lot of folks trying to get verified and it might take a little while.

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    RAMBO_911

    over 5 years ago

    68986 Comments

    Hi All, I have been reading the post here and I'm wondering, Would it be worth me being Verified? I enjoy conversing with others who have the Blue in their Blood and Heart, and I Love Police Link, but I am not an active Leo, I'm a Former as stated on my page, it's definitly in My Blood and Heart, Never Leaves,,,and I would feel more comfortable as I'm sure Everyone else would to, that they know Who are or were the Real Deal, Not just someone who wants to associate or join Pl just to Join, Although I don't feel a need to join Groups that Involve sensitive on- going Leo activity, I still think it would or might be a good idea for some type of Verification, Maybe 1 star for Active, 2 stars for Retired and Former, Anyway, I contacted Cook County for a Verification of Employment, I need to hand write or fax a request, they do not take phone or e-mail request, which is understandable, so it will be a little time before I get it, In the mean time, What do You All Think, is it worth it for me to secure a verification? Wouldn't it be a Good Idea to have Verification for Active Leo's, and one for Retired and Former Leo's ? Thanks, Stay Safe Out There! it's Definitly become a Jungle! GOD Bless You All!,,, Rambo_911

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    Good job on keeping LEO forums and groups as LE oriented as possible. However, would be happier if the criteria were a bit more strict on who is allowed access.

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    BehindTheBadge

    over 5 years ago

    578 Comments

    did you have to request it again after you faxed it in?..or did you just receive a verification?

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    WOW...I received my verification in less than 24 hours after faxing my information! That was last November!

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    BehindTheBadge

    over 5 years ago

    578 Comments

    I faxed in my verification. I am an active sworn Correctional Officer. I have not yet been approved and so anxious... Any ideas how long I'll be waiting?

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    gpd3789

    over 5 years ago

    2988 Comments

    I say good as well........

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    Good.

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    martin50

    over 5 years ago

    444 Comments

    Thumbs down cause nobody reads these either. But at least it posted.

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    jodi917

    over 5 years ago

    14 Comments

    I HAVE REQUESTED LEO ACCESS SEVERAL TIMES AND HAVE YET TO RECIEVE IT..IS THERE ANYONE THAT EVEN PAYS ATTENTION TO THE REQUESTS?????

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    froghunter

    over 5 years ago

    4 Comments

    I HAVE REQUESTED LEO ACCESS 2 TIMES AND IF SOME ONE WOULD DO A COMPLETE FOLLOW THRU ON THE INFO ,THERE WOULD BE NO PROBLEM UNLESS!!!!!

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    gintrepid

    over 5 years ago

    106 Comments

    I sent a email from my computer at work requesting entry but heard no reply.could someone send me a reply with received it thank you and be safe out there. I am a serving member

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    TIME TO GET IT DONE, BUMP

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    rjf_sec

    over 5 years ago

    4 Comments

    i don know if my registration was accepted. Please send me confirmation

    rjf_sec@yahoo.com.net

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