Reserve Officer Program
The Reserve Officer is a uniformed assistant to the Anne Arundel County Police in areas such as Traffic Control, Fingerprinting, Administrative Duties, Dignitary Details and Community Relations Functions. The Reserve Officer is not compensated monetarily, is not authorized to carry weapons, and is not vested arrest authority from this program. Uniforms and Police transportation will be furnished for official duties. Training in Police procedures is conducted in both formal classroom and on-the-job training sessions.
The successful applicant must be age 21 or older, a citizen of the United States, have no record of serious misdemeanors or felony convictions, and be willing to perform a minimum of 16 hours of police work each month.
Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)
VIPS personnel do not wear uniforms nor are they compensated monetarily. Applicants must be age 18 or older, have a Maryland Driver’s License with a good driving record, and be capable of performing a minimum of 16 hours of volunteer service per month.
For more information on joining this group of civic-minded volunteers, contact:
The Crime Prevention Unit at (410) 222-0042. Ask to speak to the Administrator of the Volunteers In Police Service Program.
The Chaplain Corps of the Anne Arundel County Police Department
The Police Chaplain Program provides a ministry presence to the department. The Chaplains provide pastoral care to members of the department and their families. At times they also serve members of the general public. Chaplains provide service on both a proactive and reactive basis:
The Anne Arundel County Police Chaplain Program is looking for clergy to serve as volunteer police chaplains.
If you are:
Then you can find a new avenue of service to a special segment of your community.
If your are interested, contact:
Cpl. Jim Shiloh