As a volunteer you will perform a variety of duties which may require you to:
- assist police with victim support and customer service
- support witnesses attending court and during the court process
- perform community liaison functions such as senior citizens meeting and community safety committees
- participate in community policing initiatives such as safety audits and engraving programs
- assist during times of disaster or emergency
- maintain local registers including citizens at risk and key holder registers
- maintain a scrapbook of police related newspaper clippings
- maintain the public noticeboard in the foyer
- assist with school fetes and youth programs
- promote crime prevention initiatives by distributing crime prevention materials at shopping centres, schools, car parks and home addresses
- perform administrative tasks such as minute taking, shredding, filing, photocopying and packing
- assist Protocol Officer at medal ceremonies
You will not be asked to perform core policing duties, such as carrying a gun, driving a marked police vehicle or wearing a police uniform.
All volunteers receive specialist training at the local police command and you can expect to be fully supported whilst completing a diverse range of duties at the Local Area Command.