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Recruiting for the Senior Volunteer Patrol

The Senior Volunteer Patrol is an experienced group of community members that are 50 years and older, and are looking for a fun and active way to give back to the community. The Senior Volunteer Patrol team supports the Police Department by significantly increasing the department’s ability to provide services to the community. The team participates in


  • Patrol
  • Traffic control
  • Handicapped and parking violation enforcement
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle operation and readiness
  • Police Department tours
  • Visits and calls to housebound seniors (YANA)
  • Community presentations
  • Special events

The requirements are

  • Be at least 50 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Have proof of auto insurance
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Pass a background investigation and polygraph

Apply for the Senior Volunteer Patrol Academy by June 30, call 760-931-2214 or email Chuck.Hunter@carlsbadca.gov

To learn more about the Senior Volunteer Patrol team look here http://www.carlsbadca.gov/services/depts/police/programs/volunteers.asp 

Police Media Contact
Jodee Reyes, Public Informaiton Officer, 760-931-2105 or jodee.reyes@carlsbadca.gov 

May 1, 2019