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Police Volunteer Opportunities

The Gwinnett County Police Department’s Volunteer Program was put in place to serve both the department and the community by encouraging citizens to actively participate in volunteerism to improve the quality of life and services offered by the Police Department.

There are several different areas in which to volunteer:

Volunteers in Demand:
Find out about civilian volunteer opportunities with the Police Department

Get training for emergency preparedness

Citizens Police Academy:
Learn about your Police Department and how officers enforce state and local laws

Start a neighborhood watch program

Criteria to participate in the Gwinnett County Police Volunteer Program

    • 18 years of age or older
    • Successfully pass a background check
    • No court instructed community service
    • No open criminal cases not yet adjudicated
    • No felony convictions
    • No criminal convictions for crimes against Law Enforcement
    • No Major Felony Drug Use
    • No Marijuana use within the last three (3) years
    • Applicants will be rejected for failure to disclose prior arrests of any kind

To volunteer you must also complete the forms below:
Police Volunteer Forms

For more information send an email to

Under 18 and interested in volunteering?
Join the Police Explorers Program! Visit the Police Explorers webpage for more information.