Volunteer With The Boise Police Department

The Boise Police Department volunteer program seeks to enhance the mission, goals, and efforts of the Boise Police Department, as well as to promote community involvement, awareness and support. Over 100 citizens serve in a variety of volunteer roles throughout the year both within the department and in the community. 

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Volunteer Placements

Volunteer placements and special opportunities are available throughout the year within the department and community. These positions include:

  • Boise Greenbelt Safety Team 
  • City Hall After Hours Meeting Assistance Team
  • Police Vehicle Fleet Maintenance and Shuttling
  • Administrative Assistance within the Police Department
  • Public Ceremony Assistance
  • Special Event Assistance

How to Apply

Click here to apply! Please note, Greenbelt Volunteer applications will be considered from October 1st through November 30th annually. Applications received outside of this timeframe will be considered the following October. Volunteers who are selected and approved will begin the following spring. 


Applicants should have a few hours each week or month to volunteer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, and free from any recent major of habitual violations of the law, including drug use or possession, or any other activities or associations that would affect credibility as a representative of the Boise Police Department. Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony. Other criminal convictions or driving offenses may also be grounds for rejection. 

Selection Process

The selection process typically takes 4-8 weeks and includes an application (online), 30 minute interview, criminal history record check, and a background investigation. 


Contact BPDVolunteer@cityofboise.org