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Benefits

Please take a look at the range of quality benefits and services CUSA offers individuals and organizations who become members. We are the only national organization run by active correctional officers, for active correctional officers. CUSA uses dues money and resources to advance our mission and provide the best benefits and services possible to our members. Our goal is to constantly improve and expand your benefits and services. The organization is dedicated to making life safer and better in any way we can for you and your family. Together, there is nothing we cannot achieve.

Corrections USA is a non-profit Organization. CUSA dues are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution, but may be deductible as a business expense. CUSA estimates that 13% of your dues are not deductible because of CUSAôs lobbying activities on behalf of its members. In addition, it is estimated that 35% of the Platinum member dues and 41% of Platinum Plus Plan member dues represent non-deductible life insurance costs and other benefits.

CUSA Gold Membership

$1,500.00 Group Term Life Policy
$1,500.00 Accidental Death (ADD)
CUSA Discounts:
Free Admission to All CUSA Events and Conferences
E-CUSA Newsletters, E-mails, reports and Information
CUSA T-Shirt

CUSA Platinum Membership

$10,000.00 Group Term Life Policy
$100,000.00 Accidental Death (ADD)
CUSA Discounts:
Free Admission to All CUSA Events and Conferences
E-CUSA Newsletters, E-mails, reports and Information
CUSA T-Shirt

CUSA Platinum Plus Membership

$20,000.00 Group Term Life Policy
$100,000.00 Accidental Death (ADD)
CUSA Discounts:
Free Admission to All CUSA Events and Conferences
E-CUSA Newsletters, E-mails, reports and Information
CUSA T-Shirt




Officers Helping Other Officers

Corrections U.S.A. assists correctional officers in every way possible, particularly when needed the most - helping families of fallen officers; working with union leaders in developing collective bargaining strategies; and fighting private prisons in your communities. In addition to providing assistance to officers and their families who have job related incidents, CUSA is in the process of developing a Disaster Relief Response team to help correctional officers and their families who have fallen victim to natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and earthquakes. Top

National Voice

CUSA is the national voice for correctional officers. We represent our profession with the media, legislators, and in support correctional officers at events nationwide. Top

Prison Privatization

Corrections U.S.A. is the leader in the fight against prison privatization. It is our number one priority. CUSA has retained the services of Ken Kopczynski, Executive Director of Private Corrections Institute (PCI), the leading consultant in the nation, to help fight the for-profit private corrections industry. CUSA and PCI are implementing an aggressive strategy to fight the for-profit private corrections Industry. Top

As An Organizational Member Of CUSA, You Will Receive:

  • Access to PCI for assistance in fighting prison privatization at the state and local level.
  • The support of all CUSA member organizations in taking on private prisons,including but not limited to community organizing, pickets and rallies.
  • A monthly comprehensive prison privatization e-newsletter.
  • Prison privatization alerts to keep you apprised of important developments.
  • Copies of the latest news articles in the industry, including news by state.
  • Information on individual private prison companies and the salaries of their executives.
  • Access to reports on private prisons.
  • Access to important information on lawsuits affecting private prisons.
  • A federal legislative agenda that has fighting private prisons as its number one priority. Our focus is on the privatization of corrections at the state and local level.
  • Copies of federal and state laws impacting prison privatization.Top

Federal Lobbying Services

CUSA is the only Association in Washington, D.C. that focuses exclusively on the Correctional Officer Profession and are the leading national voice for publicly employed correctional officers. CUSA was successful in ensuring that correctional peace officers can carry concealed weapons across state lines and federal grant money pays for half the cost of purchasing puncture resistant vests for correctional officers at the state and local level. To build on this success, CUSA’s federal lobbying efforts will focus on issues that have a direct impact on correctional officers who work in state and local public facilities. We will also join forces with victims of crime groups.

As An Organizational Member, You Will Receive:

  • A federal legislative agenda that focuses on correctional officers who work in state and local prisons and jails.
  • Access to CUSAôs professional Washington D.C. lobbyists on federal issues affecting correctional officers, including issues specifically relating to your state.
  • Background information on federal legislation impacting correctional officers.
  • Copies of federal laws and legislation impacting correctional officers.
  • A monthly comprehensive federal legislative e-newsletter.
  • Letters written for you to send to your state‚Äôs congressional delegation on issues of importance to your members.
  • Legislative alerts to keep you apprised of important developments.
  • Each year CUSA conducts a lobbying day for organizational members. Members will be provided with all the background and materials necessary for a successful day of meetings with state congressional delegations on Capitol Hill.
  • Once a year organizations will receive a report card on how their congressional delegations voted on key issues. Top

Federal PAC

Corrections U.S.A. is in the process of developing a Federal Political Action Committee. We will use this PAC to further the correctional officer agenda at the federal level. Organizations belonging to CUSA may participate in PAC activities. Top

Political Action Committee For State And Local Elections

Corrections U.S.A. has a PAC that provides contributions to candidates for state and local offices. We use this PAC to further the agenda of our member organizations at the state and local level. Organizations belonging to CUSA may participate in PAC activities. Top

Clearinghouse Of Information

Corrections U.S.A. has a new web site to serve as a clearinghouse of information for correctional officers. It is easy to read and navigate. In the Members Only Section we have valuable information about your profession. Here are just a few examples of what is available on our web site: Reports, studies, and statistics on corrections; breaking news; a calendar of events on corrections; collective bargaining Information (MOUs); prison privatization updates; and federal legislative updates. Top

Newsletters

Organizational members receive a quarterly newsletter for professional correctional officers, and monthly e-newsletters on issues such as prison privatization and federal legislation. In addition, CUSA members receive e-mail alerts on issues of importance. Top

Networking

Corrections U.S.A. gives you access to the top leaders in Corrections in the country. We have at least two conferences a year, giving union leaders the opportunity to meet other union leaders, share information, and learn from one another. It is all about officers helping other officers. Admission to CUSA conferences are free for members. Top

Medal Of Valor

Each year Corrections U.S.A. pays tribute to correctional officers for extraordinary acts of valor at our annual awards ceremony. Top

Correctional Officer Of The Month

Each month CUSA pays special tribute to an officer who is assaulted on the job. Top

Accidental Death Insurance (Individual Members Only)

CUSA has a death insurance benefit for correctional officers who are individual members at the $20 a month level. Top

Legal Defense Fund

CUSA is in the process of developing a Legal Defense Fund for correctional officers for individual members. We look forward to providing this important benefit. Top

Avis Rental Car

We are pleased to announce that Avis is now a supplier of rental car services for members of Corrections U.S.A. Members can save up to 25% off their rental car Click here for Coupon details. Top

Budget Rental Car

CUSA members can save up to 20% off their rental car. Click here for Coupon details. Top

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