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Why Join?

Dual Membership – MCJA is the local affiliate of ACA.  You get 2 memberships for the price of 1!

American Correctional Association:

  • Subscription to Corrections Today magazine
  • Discounts to Winter Conference and Summer Congress of Corrections
  • Discounts on publications, correspondence courses and online training
  • Opportunities to get involved:  write for Corrections Today, speak at conferences, join a committee, connect with peers, and so much more
  • Member-only access to the ACA website, one of the best ways to continue to build your network with other members and find out about the events and news that matter to corrections
  • ACA Membership Card – can be used for discounts on ACA materials, publications and products, as well as register for ACA events

Maryland Criminal Justice Association:

  • Discounts to Fall Conference and Spring Conference
  • Opportunities to serve on Executive Board and Board of Directors
  • Monthly meetings
  • Networking opportunities at the local level
  • Professional Development

Here you can apply for ACA with dual membership to MCJA online or download a printable PDF version you can mail or fax.

Click here for printable ACA Membership Application (PDF) OR  Click here to join ACA online.

Ensure to indicate the Maryland Criminal Justice Association (MCJA) as your Dual Membership Chapter.

 If completing a PDF application, please fax to 240-396-2473 or mail to:
American Correctional Association
Attn: Membership Services Department
206 N Washington Street
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314 

For more information please contact our Membership Chair, John Nattans directly at 410-991-8464 or by email at