(June 29, 2015)-  There will be a Police Volunteer Unit Academy class the week of September 14 through September 18, 2015  at Cape Coral Police Department headquarters.

Upon successfully completing the classes, our volunteers will have the opportunity to serve their community in any one, or all of the three divisions of the Police Volunteer Unit.

Patrol Division – This division patrols the streets of Cape Coral, assisting with the enforcement of non-moving violations such as handicap parking, parking in a fire lane, median parking, etc. They do vacation house checks, direct traffic at crashes, etc. They work special events and other events as assigned.

Marine Division – This division patrols the canals of Cape Coral, watching for safety hazards, etc. They also patrol the parks that feature boat launching ramps.

Administrative Division – This division works the information desks at the Cape Coral Police Department headquarters and at City Hall. They also do fingerprinting and some clerical work.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, go to the Cape Coral Police Department at 1100 Cultural Park Blvd., and fill out an application. You will be interviewed, fingerprinted, and subject to a background check. Applicants must be over 21 years of age, a resident of Lee County and possess a valid Florida driver’s license.

Deadline for applications is July 31, 2015.

For more information, call 239-242-3346.


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CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341