Sacramento Police Department

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5770 Freeport Blvd.Sacramento, CA 95822


The Sacramento Police Department is proud to present the Volunteers in Police Service program as well as other opportunities. VIPS work hard volunteering their time towards the betterment of their police department and the community they live in. Examples of services they provide include, assisting at various community/police sponsored events, neighborhood patrol in a SPD PT Cruiser, and involvement in the Bicycle Rodeo and Helmet Safety Program. A commitment of service pays in dividends of pride and experience from working in the field with Sacramento’s finest. Applicants must complete a standard department pre-employment application and successfully pass a thorough background check before they can be considered for the assignment. Weekday and weekend shifts available. Additional volunteer opportunities are available in forensics (CSI), information technology, investigations, operations, specialized units and training. Call (916) 808-0839 today to talk with a Volunteer Coordinator or email to find out how to get started in this rewarding position or visit:


  • Community Outreach
  • Operations
  • Administrative Support
  • Law Enforcement

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Fingerprints and background check required
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