Volunteers serve as extra eyes and ears for the department -- helping make Alhambra a safer place to live, work, and play. The Alhambra Police Department highly values our volunteers. We are constantly recruiting members from the community to participate in non-hazardous law enforcement services and operations.
What are the duties of an APD Volunteer?
- Graffiti Watch
- Non-hazardous directed patrol assignments
- Vacation House Checks
- Business Watch Liaison
- Neighborhood Watch Assistance
- Park and School Security Watch
- Community Relations/Crime Prevention Assistance
- Disaster Preparedness Training and Assistance
- Non-hazardous Field Support
- Data Entry Assistance - Various Departments
- Be at least 21 years of age or older
- Posses a valid California Driver's License
- Be in good physical health
- Have basic computer skills
- Have no felony convictions
- Be of good moral character
- Ability to put in a minimum of 10 hours each month
Become an APD Volunteer
- Participate and graduate from our Community Academy.
- Complete and submit the volunteer application. Applications may be picked up/turned in at the APD Records window.
- Successfully pass an oral interview.
- Successfully pass a background investigation
After being accepted into the program, you will undergo 4 to 6 months in the field training program. Volunteers are required to attend all regularly scheduled monthly meetings and training sessions.