What is a Volunteer?
A volunteer is someone who performs or offers to perform
a service out of his own free will, often without payment.
Spokane C.O.P.S. has various volunteer opportunities helping Spokane Law Enforcement and the community, including
- Front Desk Operations
- Latent Fingerprinting
- Property Inspection (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design)
- Graffiti Reporting
- Operation Family I.D.
- Registered Sex Offender Flyer Distribution
- Block Watch Coordinator
- and more.
If interested in becoming a volunteer, please call your nearest C.O.P.S. Substation or contact Spokane C.O.P.S. main office at 835-4572. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and must pass a background check.
During 2011, 280+ C.O.P.S. Volunteers contributed 41,000 volunteer hours to help Spokane be a safer place to raise our families and welcome guests to our part of this great country. We invite you to be a part of this quality group of citizens!
Becoming a C.O.P.S. Volunteer is a great opportunity to meet new friends, participate in special events, and for gaining knowledge and experience while making a valuable contribution to your community.
Make this year the year that you pledge to take a little time out to fight crime! Become a Volunteer!
You may download a copy of the applications listed below or you may also obtain applications from your local C.O.P.S. Substation. Once you’ve filled out your application, please return it to your C.O.P.S. Substation where an officer will then run a criminal background check. The Volunteer Coordinator from your Substation will call you as to the approval status of your application.