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Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS)

Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS)

Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS)

Come join our incredible team!


The San Leandro Police Department is seeking volunteers to help revolutionize our services! Volunteers are an integral part of our organization and are proven to be a valuable asset to law enforcement agencies and the community.

Volunteers aid in increasing police responsiveness, service delivery, crime reduction and contributing to our community’s overall quality of life. In addition, volunteers bring new skills and expertise to the Department and serve as positive police ambassadors within the community.

Programs and Opportunities

Volunteers can assist in many areas, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Crime Prevention (patrol events)
  • Fingerprinting
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Radar Trailer Deployment
  • False Alarm Program
  • Various Administrative Tasks
  • Checking on Senior or Disabled Citizens
  • Long-Term Traffic Control
  • Special Events / Community Engagement
  • And More!!!

Volunteer Requirments

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or over
  • Ability to pass a background check including fingerprinting
  • Ability to perform assigned duties
  • Ability to volunteer 8 or more hours per month

Interested Individuals can click HERE to complete a Volunteer Application. Once completed, please email the application to Lieutenant Isaac Benabou, Volunteer Program Manager at ibenabou@sanleandro.org.

For questions or for further information on our San Leandro Police Department Volunteer Program, please feel free to contact Kris Herrera, Volunteer Coordinator at kherrera@sanleandro.org or call (510) 577-3210.