The primary function of volunteers is to contribute to the overall mission of the Springfield Police Department by augmenting the existing personnel resources. Depending on the level of training and experience, VIPS may perform a variety of duties that include, but are not limited to:
Volunteers, in any capacity, are not sworn officers and have no arrest powers or legal authority. Being involved as a Volunteer at the Springfield Police Department allows you to help others, being involved with the community, exploring a new career, and civic pride.
Have a valid driver’s license
Successfully pass a background investigation
Have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions
Minimum of eight hours a month time commitment
If you would like to volunteer at the Springfield Police Department, please fill out this Volunteer application.