Volunteer

We are always looking for dedicated hardworking individuals to help us out in our mission to support Santa Cruz Police Department.

Volunteers in Policing Services (V.I.P. S.) program, designed to allow community members to assist the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) and supplement public safety and crime prevention efforts.

SCPD engages a team of trained citizen volunteers to assist the department in non-enforcement duties. Our dedicated group of volunteers will support officer to allow agencies to provide additional services, maintain positive relationships with the public, free up officers’ time for higher level duties, and maximize impact in the community.

If you are interested in joining the Santa Cruz Police Volunteer Program, email scpdvolunteers@cityofsantacruz.com or call (831) 420-5916.