The primary function of the Community Action Patrol (CAP) volunteers is to patrol the streets of Temecula, acting as the “eyes and ears” of the Temecula Police Department. The City of Temecula sponsors approximately 15 special events each year, all of which the CAP volunteers are involved in. Other Community Action Patrol assignments include:
Vacation home checks and Extra Patrol requests
Business and shopping parking lot areas
Assist with crime scene security
Citations for handicap, fire hydrant
Patrols for schools and parks
Emergency call-outs for major accidents of any kind
United States citizen or permanent resident alien
Over 21 years of age and physically capable of performing CAP duties
Live in the City of Temecula or nearby City of Murrieta
Pass a background check, submit a valid California driver’s license and proof of car insurance
Training will consist of 40 hours Basic Training at the Academy; 40 hours training in Logistics and 35 hours of patrol training.
Applicants must be willing to contribute at least 16 hours of their time per month and attend a minimum of 7 monthly meetings per year.