Temecula PD Seeks Volunteers

The Community Action Patrol acts as the eyes and ears of the department when extra enforcement is needed.


The is looking for volunteers for its Community Action Patrol.

The primary job of the volunteers is to patrol the streets of Temecula, acting as the “eyes and ears” of the police department, said John Thomas of the Temecula PD.

Requirements for membership in the patrol are being at least 22  years old, having a valid driver's license, be physically able to do the job, completing a 40-hour Citizens Academy course, getting certification in CPR and First Aid and completing a 4-hour driving evaluation.

The police department then provides a 40-hour logistics training. Applicants must be willing to contribute at least 16 hours of their time per month and attend a minimum of eight monthly meetings.

Anybody interested in volunteering was asked to call sheriff's Sgt. Terry Scanlon at 951-696-3479 or email him at tscanlon@riversidesheriff.org.

Andy April 14, 2012 at 10:45 PM
Just another symptom of the economy going into the gutter.
Andy April 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Just another symptom of the economy going into the gutter. Why can't they hire and train ACTUAL police with PROFESSIONAL training?
JJ Mclure April 15, 2012 at 01:57 PM
After Zimmerman who needs the liability
TVOR April 17, 2012 at 03:20 PM
Zimmerman was a neighborhood watch guy, not a citizen's patrol.


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