National City Police Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP)

The following was found on the internet by the CWEB Chair. The original information has been re-formatted to accommodate our site. 

Come be a part of the National City Police Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP). SVPs perform a variety of duties to enhance community safety and security through programs of crime prevention and education, coupled with active citizen involvement. SVPs perform non-hazardous duties which were previously handled by sworn police officers.

To become a member of the Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP), you must be 50 years old or older, have a valid driver’s license, be law-abiding, and be able to pass a police background check. You do not have to live in National City to serve as an SVP in National City. For more information or to obtain an application, please contact  Sgt Julian Villagomez at (619) 336-4423 or email at jvillagomez@nationalcityca.gov.

What Are the Requirements? To become a member of the Senior Volunteer Patrol, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 50 years of age of older

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Police background check

  • Interest in working with law

  • enforcement

The National City Police Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP) performs a variety of duties to enhance community safety and security through programs of crime prevention and education. SVP’s perform non-hazardous duties which were previously handled by sworn police officers

Here are just a few of the duties performed by the SVP’s:

1.   Patrolling the city in a marked SVP vehicle and on foot to serve as the “eyes and ears” of the Police Department

2.   Vacation House Checks

3.   Traffic Control

4.   Neighborhood and Business Watch

Our thanks to the National City Police Department for sharing this information on the web.

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One Response to National City Police Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP)

  1. It’s hard to come by knowledgeable people for this topic, however,you sound like you know what you’re talking about!Thanks

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