Volunteers in Police Service Program offering new Pilot Development Program

The IACP's Volunteers in Police Service Program has announced a new pilot program open to state and local law enforcement agencies of all sizes in the United States and its territories that are interested in establishing a volunteer program. The VIPS Pilot Development Program (PDP) is an effort focused on providing direct assistance to agencies that are interested in starting a volunteer program, but have yet to implement a program. The VIPS Program will identify and select six (6) agencies to work with to implement a volunteer program in one of three categories: Administrative Support Citizen Patrol/Patrol Support Community Outreach Please visit http://www.policevolunteers.org/resources/ to access more information on program details, application materials, and selection criteria. Applications must be postmarked by August 20, 2004.

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