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A few good men and women to become . . . Barstow Police Department Volunteers.  Download Application:Click Here [PDF]

Who are we?

The Barstow Police Department Volunteers are a team of trained citizen volunteers who assist Police with non-enforcement duties and value added services that allow Officers to focus on crime reduction. Members do not take enforcement action, carry weapons, or make arrests.

Police volunteers will receive training in but not limited to:

  • Orientation and Organization
  • Crime Prevention
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Introduction to Law
  • Driver Awareness
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Traffic Control
  • Radio Communications
  • Basic Report Writing

Volunteers also complete one ride-along with a patrol officer as part of the training program.

Why become a Police Volunteer?

Contribute to positive communications between your community and law enforcement
as a team member.

  • To assist in controlling, reducing, and preventing crime in Barstow.
  • To meet new people in varied settings.
  • To gain valuable work experience.
  • To take pride in knowing you are part of the solution in crime reduction!  


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Good moral character
  • Good driving record
  • No felony convictions
  • Current U.S. citizen
  • Pass background check
  • Have valid Driver’s License


  • Good people skills
  • Wear approved uniform (provided)
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Have at least 2 patrol members per vehicle
  • Volunteer at least 12 hours per month
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Present a professional appearance at all times
  • Enjoy your time


1908119 Floyd Lopez  

Volunteer of the Year

Floyd Lopez

Contact Corporal Peter D'Andrea at (760) 255-5189


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