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CCPD Volunteer Unit seeking applicants

By Staff | Nov 23, 2015

The Cape Coral Police Volunteer Unit will be holding an academy class the week of Feb. 8 at police headquarters. Upon successful completion of the academy classes, graduates must volunteer at least 16 hours per month.

The patrol division needs volunteers. The division patrols the streets of Cape Coral, assisting with the en-forcement of non-moving violations such as handicap parking, parking in a fire lane, median parking, parking on a sidewalk, parking in front of a fire hydrant, etc.

The volunteers do vacation house checks, direct traffic at crashes, etc. They work special events such as Red, White and Boom, the Coconut Festival, etc., and other events as assigned.

If you are interested in this opportunity, go to the police station at 1100 Cultural Park Blvd., and fill out an application. Appli-cants must be over 21 years of age, a resident of Lee County and possess a valid Florida driver’s license.

The deadline for applications is Dec. 23. For more, call 239-242-3346.