Police Volunteers

Mission Statement

Police Volunteers are caring, well-trained volunteers who donate their time and energy to support the Hopewell Police Department in its mission to prevent crime, provide services, and create a safer environment for the City of Hopewell.

What do the Police Volunteers do?

Police Volunteers assist the Hopewell Police Department with the following events and duties: 

  • Escort funeral processions
  • Assist in traffic control and special events:
  • Wounded Warriors Ride
  • National Night Out
  • 5K Run
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Christmas Parade
  • Other Special Events
  • Assist in training & role playing new applicants at Crater Criminal Justice Academy
  • Interacting with the Public
  • Bike Rodeo
  • Carry out other INTERESTING assignments.

What are the eligibility requirements to become a Police Volunteer? 

  • Have the desire to serve the Hopewell community and support the mission of the Hopewell Police Department.
  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Have no felony or violent misdemeanor convictions .

If interested, please complete the Police Volunteer Application and contact the Hopewell Police Volunteers President at (804) 452-1927, ext. 4056.

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