Mission: To support, promote and advance the safe and effective utilization of aircraft by governmental agencies in support of public safety missions through training, networking, advocacy and educational programs.
Programs: Alea holds an annual educational conference and exhibition in a different location each year, bringing together hundreds of public safety aircrew, manufacturers, and suppliers. The conference is preceded by 3-day preconference courses. The conference consists of an exhibit area and more than 50 workshops, seminars, roundtables, and forums.
air beat is a bi-monthly, full-color magazine dedicated to public safety avaiation. A full subscription, including the annual buyer's guide and special alea annual conference & exposition preview issue, is included with membership in alea. In addition to the print edition, air beat is also provided in digital format to all alea members. Members have the option of choosing digital, print, or both editions.
membership in alea is open to all individuals (u. S. And international)that are interested in public safety aviation and all corporations who supply the industry. Individual membership may be conferred on any person who demonstrates an interest in public safety through advancement of the use of public aviation. Only individual members who are employed or appointed as peace officers by a governmental law enforcement agency under the laws of any state or nation, whose duties and responsibilities include the assignment as aircrew or supervision and management of the agency's aviation operations unit, section, division or department may hold office as a director or officer of the corporation. Corporate membership may be conferred on any entity providing products and/or services related to public safety aviation. Each corporate membership shall be entitled to one (1) vote exercised by an employee designated by the corporate entity. Current membership totals approximately 3,100.