Volunteers In Police Service
|Downtown Foot Patrol|
|2013 Volunteers in Police Service Members|
and Chief Gary Hampton
VIPS are Men and women, over the age of 21 years, who assist the Police Department’s crime prevention efforts by donating a minimum of 16 hours per month.
VIPS will patrol city streets, parking lots, parks, and schools; serving as additional eyes and ears for the Tracy Police Department. VIPS will also provide information and assistance to the community in a variety of ways.
|Attending a Safety Fair|
Assignments may include:
- Patrol Duties
- Special Events
- Tours of Police Facilities
- Vacation Home Checks
- Traffic Control
- Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch
- Pre-School Safety Program
- Data Entry
- Community Partnerships
VIPS receive twenty (20) hours of classroom training conducted by Police Department Staff.
|Deploying a Radar Speed Trailer|
Topics include the following:
- Traffic control
- Patrol Skills and Observation
- Public Relations
- Radio Communication
- Clerical Skills and much more.
If you are interested in becoming a Tracy Police Department VIPS member, please call (209) 831-6690. VIPS Application