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Lodi Police Department
215 W. Elm Street
Lodi, CA 95240
Phone:(209) 333-6727
Fax: (209)333-6792
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Who are Partners?

  • Men and women who help fight crime in their community by donating time to the Lodi Police Department.

  • Specially trained personnel working with law enforcement to help enhance the services provided.

  • Volunteers assisting with clerical and administrative duties.

  • People working with neighbors to help make the community a safer place.

Partners receive 40 hours of classroom training, in addition to recurring monthly training. All training is conducted by Lodi Police Department staff.  Topics include:

  • Gangs and narcotics
  • Traffic control
  • Patrol skills and observation
  • Public relations
  • Radio communications

Partners patrol city streets, parks, and schools.  They serve as additional eyes and ears for the Lodi Police Department and provide information and assistance to the community in a variety of ways.  Assignments may include:

  • Patrol duties
  • Handicapped parking enforcement
  • Clerical assignments
  • Front desk reception
  • Special events

Requirements for being a partner:

  • Age 30 and above
  • Clear criminal history
  • Valid California driver's license or I.D. card
  • Able to volunteer 16 hours each month
  • Purchase a uniform at a cost of approximately $100
  • Pass the required background investigation
  • Complete the 40 hour training academy
  • Have the desire to help your community by addressing today's crime problems

To join the Partners team, contact the Lodi Police Department Partners volunteer office at (209) 333-6886 or pick up an application at the Lodi Police Department, located at 215 West Elm St. 


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