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Ride-Along Patrol Observation
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- Last Updated: June 12, 2017 June 12, 2017
- Patrol observation rides are a maximum 4-hour duration. You are limited to one ride per calendar year. Please schedule as far in advance as possible; one week minimum.
- Juveniles will be at least 16 years of age and will have a parent or guardian signature prior to consideration for patrol observation.
- You will be contacted by telephone to confirm whether or not there is a vacancy for the date and time you have selected.
NOTICE: Any criminal activity or association will disqualify you from being able to do a ride-along.
Any person approved to ride along is required to be suitably dressed in collared shirt, blouse or jacket, slacks and shoes. Sandals, T-shirts, tank tops, shorts and ripped or torn blue jeans are not permitted. The Watch Supervisor or field supervisor may refuse a ride along to anyone not properly dressed.