What is the CPV Program?
Citizen Police Volunteers are trained and organized volunteers who operate under the control of the Denton Police Department Community Resource Officer (CRO). Volunteers are not police officers, but they are an extra set of “eyes & ears” and are a valued resource to the police department. It is open to all graduates of the Citizen Police Academy.
What is the CPV Program Mission?
The mission of the Denton Citizen Police Volunteer Program is to assist the City of Denton Police Department in reducing and deterring crime while improving the individual and collective safety and general welfare of all people of the City of Denton.
What is the required training?
Training is provided by the Denton Police Department, including an overview of department policy, goals, procedures, specific rules and regulations for each area, as well as skills training and testing as necessary.
What do volunteers in the CPV Program do?
Volunteer in different areas within the Denton Police Department such as the Warrant Section, Front Desk, Records, Training Facility, City Jail. Volunteer at Denton Police Department sponsored activities, drive the Denton Citizen Police Volunteer patrol vehicle, staff the Denton Police Department Sky Tower.
How do I apply?
Fill out an application and mail it or bring it to:
Officer Shane Kizer
Denton Police Department
Citizen Police Volunteer Program
601 E. Hickory Street, Suite E
Denton, TX 76205
If you have any questions, contact Officer Kizer at Shane.Kizer@cityofdenton.com or 940-349-7241.