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** Download the application to the Cotati Police Department Volunteer Program.
What is V.I.P.S.? (Volunteers in Police Service)
The Volunteers in Police Service, are a group of citizens dedicated to exemplary community service and public awareness through the Cotati Police Department.
Volunteer Application Process
The candidate must complete an application and a confidentiality waiver. Resumes can be attached to the completed application, but will not be a substitute for the original application. These documents must be forwarded to the V.I.P.S. Coordinator, Lt. Bill French at 203 W. Sierra Ave, Cotati CA 94931.
The V.I.P.S. Coordinator will review the applications and schedule an interview.
The background investigation is a critical portion of the process. The department, because of the sensitive nature of the information you are exposed to, will thoroughly review the following: criminal history, including fingerprint submittal, driving history, employment history, credit history, references, etc.
MINIMUM VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:
The applicant must be at least 18 years of age, and a U.S. Citizen and possess a valid California drivers license.