Crime Prevention Officer and Community Services Coordinator
401 E. Placentia Ave.
Ph: (714) 993-8225
The primary mission of the Volunteer in Police (VIP) Program is to provide volunteer support staff to aid police department personnel in the delivery of services to the residents of Placentia.
What We Do
The VIPs assist the police in a wide range of areas that utilize their interests, skills, and talents. Being a Placentia Police VIP is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. The VIPs build community relations by giving the residents an opportunity to become involved in the daily activities of their police department.
Some of the activities a VIP member might be involved in include:
The VIPs also assist the Police Department during our annual special events such as the Heritage Day Parade, Earth Week Run, and Taste of Placentia events.
VIP Member Requirements
Volunteers with computer skills are always in need throughout the Police Department. This volunteer position does require a commitment of 16 hours a month. To become a VIP, candidates are required to complete an oral interview, pass a background check, and must be approved by the chief of police. All interested residents can obtain an application from the Personnel Department
within City Hall.
If you have any questions regarding the VIP Program or you would like more information about this satisfying position, contact us