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46-800 Jackson StIndio, CA 92201


Indio Police Department (CHIPS) Volunteers:

  1. Patrol- Must be able to drive a patrol vehicle and observe and report while driving (eyes and ears for the Police Department). Must be able to use all controls of patrol vehicle. (light bars, siren, spot lights, air horn) Also must be proficient with the use of the police radio including understanding and responding to police radio codes. Handle routine Constant (property checks). Must be able to respond to dispatch calls for assistance.
  2. Traffic Control- Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and safely evaluate vehicle and officer placement. Must always wear reflective safety vest when handling traffic control assignments. Must be able to properly deploy traffic cone placement. Must understand how and when to deploy flares.
  3. Parking Citations- Must understand what violations you are permitted to cite and what defines those violations. Good penmanship is required. Understand the details required to complete a citation and which copies go where. Must be able to determine when a warning, versus a citation should be used and to know which warnings to use and how utilize the warning forms.
  4. Incident Verification- Good communications skills are required. Must be able to respond to dispatch requests and report back after completion. This task will required direct interaction with the victims of minor crimes (with no suspect leads or clues) and completing an incident report card, and obtaining the case number from dispatch to be included on the report card. i.e. (Annoying phone calls, vandalism, petty theft, lost property.)
  5. Mail Run- Must know what paperwork or packages must be delivered to which location. Learn where to drop packages and where to pick up return packages. (DA office, court house, probation offices, Riverside County Sheriffs Office, City Hall, DMV, Juvenile Hall).
  6. Vehicle Storage Forms
  7. Special Events
  8. P.R Team
  9. Code Enforcement
  10. Property/ Evidence
  11. Records
  12. CPR Certified


  • Transportation
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Delivery

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