Volunteer Program

Volunteering with the Pleasant Hill Police Department is a great way to give back to your community and be a part of something meaningful. Volunteers contribute their time and talents to support the goals and mission of PHPD and the well-being of our community by developing and strengthening partnerships between the department and the community.

Applicants Must:


  • Be a minimum age of 18 years
  • Have no felony convictions and or convictions for crimes of moral turpitude
  • Be persons of good character and possess maturity and good judgment
  • Be physically able to perform tasks that require standing for an extended period of time, walking, and lifting light objects (25 lbs)
  • Successfully complete selection process including a thorough background investigation
  • Successfully complete orientation and training
  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Serve on a regular schedule

Neighborhood Patrols


  • Vacation house checks
  • Traffic control
  • Handicapped parking enforcement

Specialty Duties


  • Records
  • Investigations

Overview


Effective law enforcement requires a partnership of the police department and the community. Volunteers provide services to the community which supplement services performed by full-time employees. 

To apply: Download a Volunteer Employment Application and mail to:

Pleasant Hill Police Department
Attn: Investigations
330 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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