Are you interested in volunteering in partnership with law enforcement, Dept. of Corrections and our neighborhoods?
Spokane C.O.P.S. is looking for qualified volunteers to fill the following positions.
Must be 18+ years old, complete a volunteer application, agree to a background check, good customer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and/or Excel a plus. Hours vary depending on volunteer position.
For details about the programs, select the program title. Volunteer application.
Spokane C.O.P.S. foremost program is the Front Desk. Equipped with a telephone, radio scanner, computer, the Internet, e-mail, databases and resource booklets, the average volunteer has all manner of resources to assist members of the community with their concerns. Whether it’s an abandoned vehicle, lost and found, barking dogs, or nuisance issues, our volunteers feel confident they can help. Business conducted at the Front Desk includes fielding phone and walk-in traffic, filling out communication forms, statistics book, daily diary, filling out phone messages, data entry, on-line resourcing, email, possible assistance to assigned Neighborhood Conditions Officer and/or Dept. of Corrections Officers.
Block Watch Coordinators are C.O.P.S. volunteers responsible for coordinating all Block Watch information, data and meetings in their substation neighborhood.
Are you familiar with the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)? Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is the technology used to inspect multi-family housing properties for proper design and effective use of the environment can lead to a reduction in the incidence and fear of crime, and in an improvement in the quality of life.