The Long Beach Police Department places a high value on our volunteers. Consider joining our team by calling (562) 570-5299 or emailing LBPDVolunteer@longbeach.gov.
Community Police Academy
This interactive training day teaches community members about topics such as patrol operations, laws of arrest, internal affairs, and community engagement, through a combination of classroom and scenario based activities.
The Community Police Academy is funded by the Strengthening Law Enforcement and Community Relations Grant provided by the Board of State & Community Corrections. Participants must be at least 18 years old, have no outstanding warrants, not be involved in any active investigations, or have any recent felony convictions. Questions may be directed to LBPDCommunityEngagement@longbeach.gov or (562) 570-7401.
Community Police Academy Application: CPA Application August 2018
The Long Beach Police Department places a high value on our volunteers. Volunteers are placed in areas that utilize their skills, talents and interests. Police volunteerism helps break down barriers and builds relationships between the Police Department and the community.Learn More
Law Enforcement Internship Program
The internship program is a great opportunity for college students to gain “hands-on” experience before entering the competitive world of law enforcement and who must complete an internship as part of their academic requirements.Learn More
Senior Police Partners
The Senior Police Partners are a highly motivated group of seniors dedicated to making a difference in our community.
The Long Beach Mounted Police is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide continued support of the equine world through education and demonstration of good horsemanship. They also participate in parades representing the City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Police Department.Learn More
Youth Volunteer Programs
The Long Beach Police Explorers and Long Beach Search & Rescue Programs offer young people between the ages of 14-20 the opportunity to provide volunteer service to their community. Youth volunteers will learn about career possibilities in either law enforcement, fire protection, or the emergency medical services fields.Learn More