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Castle Rock is a safe community, and you can help keep it that way. Castle Rock Police is looking for community safety and administrative volunteers. Help contribute to the success of the Police Department and become a Volunteer in Police Service.
Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) is a nationwide program focusing on enhancing police services with community volunteers. Castle Rock’s department is looking for volunteers to help with duties including: community events, neighborhood patrols, parking enforcement and administrative roles. Find out more at an informational meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Castle Rock Police Courtroom, 100 Perry St.
• Be at least 18 years old;
• Be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per month and complete the in-house training academy; and
• Be able to satisfactorily complete a background check, polygraph and interview.
The informational meeting will give potential volunteers more information about the program, responsibilities and training process. Additionally, a light dinner will be served. Stop by to chat with officers about how you can serve the Castle Rock community and contribute to the success of the Castle Rock Police Department.
Applications must be submitted by Thursday, Aug. 31. The training academy will be Thursdays and Saturdays begin Thursday, Oct. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 18.
More information and online applications will be available at CRgov.com/PDVolunteer. Questions? Contact Commander Jason Lyons at 720-733-6016 or JLyons@CRgov.com.
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