Volunteers in Police Service Program 2005 Executive Seminar Series

The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Program announces the first in a series of five Executive Seminars beginning in January 2005. These seminars are designed to assist law enforcement executives who are interested in the development of a volunteer program. The purpose of the seminars will be to introduce VIPS and law enforcement volunteer resources and efforts to agencies interested in establishing a volunteer program. The focus will be on the planning, implementation and development of a volunteer program. Participants will learn about established volunteer programs from a panel of law enforcement executives.The seminars will also assist in building a peer-to-peer network of law enforcement volunteer programs. There is no registration fee to attend. Seminars will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 13, 2005 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 19, 2005. Additional seminar dates and locations will be announced soon. For more information and to register online, please visit the VIPS Events page at http://www.policevolunteers.org/events/ .