Citizens On Patrol

Together We Can Make A Difference

Citizens On Patrol

The Citizens on Patrol group is made up strictly of volunteers. These people will go out and patrol in their community looking for any suspicious activity such as impaired drivers, suspicious persons, vandalism or theft. They will go out on their own time when it is convenient for them and drive around their neighbouring communities looking for such activity. These C.O.P. members log in with our Dispatch and are able to be in contact with the supervisor or members on duty.

The COP members act as eyes and ears only, and do not intervene. However, their efforts help to reduce crime and in turn, enhances the safety of their community. The Citizen on Patrol organization has been in effect for many years and is a program that stretches across the country. Over the years it has proven to be a very worthwhile and gratifying cause that helps make all of our communities safer. The COP members travel with another member while patrolling. It can be a vary social monthly meeting with other members in the group. And as mentioned, you can set your own times both day or night.

In order to become a COP volunteer, you must;
• Be at least 19 years of age.
• Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.
• Complete an interview.
• Pass the security screening required by the RCMP.

If Citizens on Patrol is just the opportunity you’re looking for, contact the RCMP at hdiv.volunteer@rcmp-grc.gc.ca with your name, address, phone number and nearest detachment. We’ll provide you with more info.

If you are in East Hants you can also contact the Enfield District RCMP Detachment at 902-883-7077.
We're located at 136 Hwy. #2, Enfield NS.