Volunteer Mobile Patrol

The Hollywood Police Department is committed to providing the best possible law enforcement and crime prevention services for every resident and visitor in our city. The Volunteer Mobile Patrol is a resource we have put in place to enhance these efforts. After successfully completing training, qualified citizen volunteers in a marked mobile patrol vehicle make the rounds of their areas looking for and reporting suspicious activity.

Requirements for becoming a Mobile Patrol Volunteer:

  • Candidate must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Candidate must be a Hollywood resident or business owner.
  • Candidate must complete an application, sign a waiver, and pass the background check. Candidate must agree to a yearly or periodic background check.
  • Candidate must complete the Mobile Patrol Training or Citizens Police Academy and any refresher courses offered.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license.
  • Candidate must comply with Citizens Mobile Patrol Conduct and Dress Code.
  • Candidate must abide by all policies and procedures of this program.
  • Candidate cannot have any criminal convictions within the last five years and cannot have an adult arrest history. 
  • Candidate must immediately notify the Hollywood Police Department of any criminal arrest that occurs while participating in this program.
  • The Department reserves the discretion to refuse any applicant and/or dismiss any participant.