Residents can observe police work first-hand through participation as a passenger / observer in a marked police vehicle. Ride with an officer for a period of six hours (between 8 am and 2 am). Safety requires the following rules:
- Must be 18 years old or older
- The only exception to this age requirement is for Police Explorers, who must be at least 14 years old. Police Explorers may participate in a manner consistent with the procedures established for the Explorer Program.
- Must be able to pass a background check
- Must abide by the conditions of participation and sign this waiver
- Rides end at 2 am regardless of start time
- Limit of one ride every six months
- One resident per vehicle
- Requires at least a 24-hour advance notice
- Dress must be casual and neat.
To participate, call Watch Operations at 336-373-2496.