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Volunteer or Intern
with the
Montgomery County Department of Police

Participants of the Police Department's Volunteer Resources Section serve with diligence, pride, and dedication, and they continue to introduce new ideas, a fresh outlook, and an invigorating spirit to our workforce. Their contributions are highly valued and greatly appreciated by the Police Department and the community it serves.  Currently, our active, highly diverse volunteer corps numbers approximately 200. Volunteers are involved in nearly all aspects of the department’s operations from training to communications. They work side-by-side in support of the line officers, command staff, and civilian employees.

100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD

Phone: (240) 773-5625

E-Mail:   Police.VRS@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

We are currently accepting applications!

 

Click here to view the Volunteer & Intern Application

Click here to view the Volunteer & Intern Brochure

    

INTERN APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS  (Law Enforcement Apprentice Program – L.E.A.P.)

  • Minimum age – 16

  • Successfully pass background check.

  • Ability to volunteer a minimum of twelve hours per week or 6 months in the program.

  • Be a U.S. citizen.

  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must have a valid green card.

  • Interns typically work anytime Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

What special projects may I be involved with?

  • Ability to participate in training operations.
  • Assist police officers with alcohol enforcement efforts.
  • Assist police officers with underage cigarette/alcohol purchases
  • Assist officers at special community events such as the County Fair and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
  • Ride-along opportunities with police officers.
     

What training opportunities are available?                                  

  • Officer Safety

  • Patrol Procedures

  • Police Radio Communications

  • Traffic laws

  • Report writing including criminal and civil citations

  • SWAT

  • K-9

  • Forensics

  • Homicide

  • Narcotics

  • Community Policing

VOLUNTEER APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS (Volunteers in Policing – V.I.P.)

  • Minimum age – 16

  • Successfully pass a background check.

  • Ability to volunteer a minimum of twelve hours per week or 6 months in the program.

  • Be a U.S. citizen or have a valid green card.

Members of the Volunteer Resources Section are making important contributions in the following areas:

* Administration

* Alcohol Enforcement

* Auto Theft

* Crime Analysis

* Community Outreach

* Communications

* Community Policing

* Crime Prevention

* Crime Solvers

* Drug Conspiracy

* Fraud

* Investigations

* Major Crimes

* Media

* Patrol

* Pawn

* Records Management

* Satellite Station Ops.

* Station Operations

* Stress Management

* Technology

* Traffic

* Training

* Translation

* Victim Assistance

* Warrant Search

 

2019 Volunteer/Intern Luncheon

2019 Volunteer / Intern Awards Luncheon

 


                                

 

Montgomery County Department of Police · Marcus Jones, Acting Chief
Public Safety Headquarters
100 Edison Park Drive · Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Non-emergency: 301.279.8000

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