Volunteers in Police Services
Volunteers in Police Services, or VIPS, are residents who volunteer for the Hayward Police Department.
VIPS are involved in supporting a variety of departments such as:
- Crime Prevention
- Special Duty Unit
- Downtown Safety Officer
- Property & Evidence
- Records Bureau
- Animal Services
VIPS receive specialized training in their functional area. All VIPS are unpaid volunteers.
How Do I Apply to be a VIPS?
- Complete a VIPS application
- Bring or mail the completed application to:
Hayward Police Department
300 West Winton Avenue
Hayward, CA 94544
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
- Participate in an interview with the Police Department’s Volunteer Coordinators.
- Complete a background investigation including a no-cost fingerprint examination.
For more information, please contact:
The Hayward Police Department Volunteer Coordinators at 510.293.5051