Lynnwood Police now recruiting Citizens Patrol volunteers, applications due April 15

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Citizens Patrol members receive traffic control training. (Photo courtesy City of Lynnwood)

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group. This is a group of 50 dedicated individuals who work alongside police officers to provide support with various tasks.

Working in teams of two, Citizens Patrol members assist the work of officers by directing traffic, opening locked vehicle doors, patrolling businesses and neighborhoods, assisting with vehicle battery jump starts, and much more!

Members are asked to sign up for two, four-hour shifts per month and attend a monthly training meeting. Day and night shifts on weekends are also available.

How to get started:

-Complete a volunteer application and background check
-Casual oral board interview
-Attend a unique four-week Citizens Patrol Training Academy starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019 (6-9 p.m.)

Find application form here. Submit your application by April 15, 2019

 

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