Volunteer Program

Volunteers with the San Pablo Police Department are making meaningful contributions to their community every day through the selfless donations of time and talents.

The goal of the Volunteer Program is to give volunteers a chance to have a direct effect in the community by helping the San Pablo Police Department make San Pablo a better place to live while enjoying a sense of personal satisfaction. 


  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Possess a valid California Drivers’ License. Applicants must also have and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • Have no felony convictions.
  • Have no misdemeanor convictions within two years of filing application.
  • Possess competent written/verbal English skills.
  • Pass an oral interview.
  • Pass a background check.
  • Be in good physical condition.
  • Commit to 1 year minimum volunteer service
  • Perform 20 hours of service per month.
  • Successfully complete the Community Police Academy within the first year.

If you are interested or would like to apply to become a volunteer, please contact:

Alma Pelayo 
Volunteer Coordinator 
(510) 215-3157