(October 15, 2018)-  The Cape Coral Police Volunteer Unit (PVU) is now accepting applications for its upcoming academy class for those interested in becoming a member of the Cape Coral Police Department Police Volunteer Unit.  

The Cape Coral Police Volunteer Unit academy runs from January 14-18, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  This academy is a fun and informative combination of classroom, lecture, and practical exercises that prepares new volunteers to hit the streets.  Recruits will learn the basics of police procedures, how to operate department vehicles and equipment, direct traffic, communicate on our radios, and more.

Upon successfully completion of PVU academy class, the applicant will be assigned a road trainer and followed by a supervisor road test.  All other information will be provided during the oral interview. Applicants must have a valid Florida driver’s license, be a Lee Country resident, and be at least 21 years old.  Applications are available for pickup at the Police Department information desk Monday - Friday  8AM to 5 PM.

The Cape Coral Police Department has an incredibly active and vibrant Police Volunteer Unit. From administrative tasks at Police Headquarters to checking vacant homes for vacationing residents, to helping patrol the roads and waterways of Cape Coral, our Police Volunteer Unit is busy giving back to the community and helping to make Cape Coral a safe place to live, work, and play. The Cape Coral Police Department Police Volunteer Unit provides over $1 million/year in in-kind services every year!

If you have some time, and an interest in both giving back to your community and becoming part of a world-class law enforcement agency, the Cape Coral Police Department Police Volunteer Unit is for you!  Download the application at the link below, fill it out and drop it off at the Cape Coral Police Department.  Application deadline is November 25, 2018.  For more information, contact the Police Volunteer Unit at (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