I certify that I am an American citizen of full age and do hereby apply for membership in the Fraternal Order of Police. I have read the By-Laws and promise to abide by the By-Laws and to conduct myself at all times in such a manner as not to bring reproach upon the Fraternal Order of Police. I also agree that violation of this pledge shall result in forfeiture of membership and all its privileges. if my membership is revoked or I resign my membership, I hereby agree to return the auto emblems, membership cards, and By-Laws. I agree to pay a $60.00 ($35.00 if retired) nonrefundable application fee and subsequent annual dues thereafter.