Allan McCloskey served as councillor, secretary and conference delegate of the Welfare Branch from 1977–1987. In 1987 he was elected to the Executive and remained an Executive member until 1996. He was an inaugural member of the NSW Police Legacy Board and served on a number of Association committees. Alan commenced his police career as a police cadet in January 1961 and was sworn in on 7 July 1964. He was superannuated on 10 May 2001 with the rank of senior sergeant.