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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE:   January 27, 2014


INCIDENT:   Sheriff’s Citizen on Patrol Program


LOCATION:   355 E. 3rd Street, San Bernardino


The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Departments Central Station, which serves the communities of Loma Linda, Grand Terrace and the County areas of San Bernardino, is currently recruiting volunteers over the age or 18 to join their Citizens on Patrol unit.  The Citizen Patrol program is a team of highly trained volunteers who serve as the eyes and ears for law enforcement.  The program is designed for the volunteers who have an interest in helping the community and law enforcement.


A Citizen Patrol volunteer will attend a 40- hour training academy covering topics such as crime prevention, driver awareness, traffic control, Neighborhood Watch, radio procedures, CPR and First Aid and media relations.


To qualify for the program, a volunteer must have a high school dipolma (or equivalent), a good driving record, no felony convictions, be a US citizen, and pass a background investigation.  Anyone who is interested in the program  are encouraged to contact the following:








Refer:        Sylvia Beasley, Sheriff’s Service Specialist     


Station:          Central Station        


Phone No.     (909) 387-3786

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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