Volunteers at WPD

The Westminster Police Department is actively seeking volunteers from the community to participate in nonhazardous law enforcement activities in support services and operations. Our goal is to expand our volunteer team to over 30 people in the year to come.

Won't you consider volunteering? Whether you're retired and looking to volunteer or younger volunteers looking to gain experience via this program,we are certainly interested to meet you. How do you become a volunteer?

Qualifications
  • Each volunteer should have an educational level of at least a high school diploma or G.E.D. Specific assignments may require a particular job skill or basic familiarity with personal computers.
  • Each volunteer must be able to pass a background investigation that will allow them to have access to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Volunteers who may have the need to drive a department vehicle will possess a valid California driver’s license.
  • Volunteers must provide the department with a medical clearance letter from their attending physician stating that they are in satisfactory health to perform the duties of a volunteer.
Committment
  • Volunteers are asked to donate a minimum of 16 hours per month to support the services of the police department.
  • Volunteers will be utilized in a variety of different assignments, community events, fleet maintenance, data entry, patrol, detectives, crime scene investigation, and various other job assignments.

The Westminster Police Department will provide uniforms and training for all police volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering your time please fill out and submit the "volunteer application" form using the link below.

Volunteer Application

For further information please contact !PD-PSU@westminster-ca.gov or call (714) 548-3771.

Volunteer Application

PERSONAL INFORMATION

EDUCATION

WORK EXPERIENCE 1

WORK EXPERIENCE 2

WORK EXPERIENCE 3

REFERENCES

Reference 1:

Reference 2:

Reference 3:

APPLICATION CERTIFICATION

I certify the statements made by me in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that
statements made are subject to verification and that any misrepresentation, fraud, or omission of material facts may be grounds for disqualification or dismissal.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONAIRE

AVAILABILITY

Volunteers are encouraged to commit to four (4) hours a week or more. Please check all that apply.

EMERGENCY CONTACT

DISCLOSURE AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE

"I hereby authorize any former employer, its employees and representatives, or any person listed as a reference to provide any and all information they deem appropriate regarding my employment and job performance to the City of Westminster, and any of its employees, representatives, and agents. This information may be provided either verbally or in writing. In addition to authorizing the release of any information regarding my employment, I hereby fully waive any rights or claims I have or may have against my former employer, its employees and representatives, or any person listed as a reference, and release any former employer, its employees and representatives, former educational institutions, or any person listed as a reference from any and all liability claims, or damages that may directly or
indirectly result from the use, disclosure, or release of such information by any person or party, whether such information is favorable or unfavorable to me."