Your participation in the Task Force will help ensure that California’s agriculture community has access to the support it needs in its fight against rural crime. Annual dues are $100.00 per Law Enforcement agency or $500.00 per Non-Law Enforcement agency. The Task Force meets quarterly in different locations throughout California. The CRCPTF has a grant available to potential members and Law Enforcement Officers to attend meetings.
Please click HERE for information on the grant offered by the CRCPTF:
Benefits of Membership
Networking, The Task Force provides a network of law enforcement personnel, and industry partners who are willing to share prevention programs, ideas, talents, and expertise in an effort to protect our agricultural industry. There is no reason to reinvent the wheel in combating and preventing these types of crimes.
Specialized Crime Prevention Training
The Task Force offers training not only at the annual Rural Crime School but also during each quarterly meeting. Information Sharing Through our website, meetings and email bulletins, the Task Force keeps its members up-to-date on the latest tools available, as well as, the legal aspects of crime prevention that may impact the membership. The sharing of these best practices helps our agencies to continue to be efficient and effective in our approach to dealing with rural crime.
Federal and state agents working in the agricultural field are encouraged to become members as they also deal first hand with the issues related to agricultural crimes.
Our industry partners include Agricultural businesses, dairymen, farmers, ranchers equipment dealers, livestock auction houses, feed stores, financial institutions and others operating industries tied to the agricultural industry can assist law enforcement by becoming educated and involved in rural crime prevention, reporting issues and adopting best practices to prevent such crimes.
You can complete the membership application online by submitting the form at the bottom of this page.
All membership and meeting dues may be paid in person at one of the quarterly meetings, or online by clicking HERE
We are now taking pre-registrations for Rural Crime School being held September 16-20, 2024. Please complete the online registration form and once we open registration, you will be contacted regarding your placement in the school.