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Volunteers Assisting Pueblo Police (VAPP)

Volunteer

Minimum Requirements for All Volunteers

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Pass a background check
  • No felony convictions, any crime of a sexual nature, any crime related to assault, any crime related to moral turpitude or any crime related to impersonating a law enforcement officer
  • No Misdemeanor convictions within past 10 years excluding petty traffic offenses
  • No condition of mental illness or chemical dependency
  • Any usage of any illegal drug (i.e. heroin, cocaine, LSD, amphetamines, steroids, other controlled substances) within (5) years prior to date of application will be cause for disqualification
  • Any record of sale, manufacture or distribution of any illegal drug will be cause for disqualification
  • Any usage of Marijuana within two years prior to date of application (aside from medical purpose without high) will be cause for disqualification

Short Term Volunteer

Short Term Volunteers are invaluable to our VAPP program. They serve periodically at police and community events. They are eligible to serve in other ways and more often when needed. An STV position would be a perfect fit for full-time workers and college students. 

Example of positions available:

  • Community Events (Safety Night, State Fair Parade, etc.)
  • Police Events (Graduation, Ice Cup, etc.)
  • Short notice needs (clerical, training, etc.)

Long Term Volunteers

Long Term Volunteers are those that  consistently volunteer with the police department, daily, weekly or monthly. They are able to serve at least 8 volunteer hours a month with VAPP. An LTV position would be a perfect fit for retirees and stay-at-home parents.

Example of positions available:

  • Handicap Parking Enforcement
  • Training scenario acting
  • Administrative work to support police and office staff