Want to be an NOPD Volunteer?

Via Sergeant Jonette Williams, Eighth District Community Coordinator

If you'd like to apply to work in our new "Volunteers Can Lead" (VoCaL) program, we've set up an email address for you to contact us: VoCaL@nola.gov

The program is for residents who would like to volunteer some of their time and skills to assist the NOPD in its daily efforts. The work will be mostly administrative and all volunteers will receive training in their respective areas.

Some of these areas include:

  •  Providing clerical duties in our district stations
  •  Providing tourist info at the 8th District Station
  •  Greeting and assisting visitors at Police Headquarters
  •  Participating in our Crime Prevention Programs

Interested citizens must be at least 18 years old, pass a police background check and a standard drug screening, and they must commit to a minimum of 12 hours per month. Submit a resume or simply tell us what type of skills you have and what kind of volunteer work you're interested in performing for the NOPD.  We look forward to hearing from you.