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SealCity of Beaumont, CA
550 East 6th Street
Beaumont, CA 92223
Citizen Volunteer Program (CVP)
Citizen volunteers play an important role in the operations of the Police Department and the city. Volunteers donate hundreds of hours every year, acting as the "eyes and ears" of the department and assisting sworn personnel. To become a CVP, the following conditions must be met:
  • Beaumont resident
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Pass a background interview
  • Successfully complete a 38-hour CVP academy   


During the academy, citizens will learn:
  • 10- codes
  • Citation writing
  • CPR and first aid
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime / traffic scenes
  • Driving awareness
  • Drug identification and influence recognition
  • Ethics
  • Fingerprinting
  • Graffiti
  • History of law enforcement
  • Legal system
  • Media relations and public access information
  • NIMS (National Incident Management System)
  • Patrol procedures
  • Phonetic alphabet
  • Radio procedures
  • Traffic control
  • Vehicle codes
  • Volunteer's role in a disaster