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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In light of the weather forecast related to Tropical Storm Isaias, all City of Hopewell government offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday, August 4th. Court is cancelled and the Hopewell Courthouse will be closed. Additionally, the Ampersand Pantry Project will not be distributing meals in the Courthouse parking lot.

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