Citizens on Patrol (COP)

Citizens on Patrol (COP)

Citizens on Patrol (COP) volunteers patrol the neighbourhood, and will alert the Police when they observe anything suspicious and engage the community on crime prevention measures to jointly create a safer and secure living environment for all.

As a COP volunteer, you are kept informed of the latest safety and security advisories so that you can prevent and detect such threats in your neighbourhood.

You will also spread crime prevention awareness in your community by distributing crime prevention pamphlets and offering crime prevention advice to residents during your patrols.

Key Details

CommitmentDuty Timings
Minimum of 2 hours a monthBased on your availability
Home Team DepartmentSkills and Interest
Singapore Police Force
Public education, Safety and security

Did you know? The Citizens on Patrol scheme celebrated its 20th anniversary on 13 April 2019.

Who is Eligible

SPF is looking for volunteers who are passionate and keen to contribute to the safety and security of their community.

You should be:

How to Apply

Apply Online

More About this Scheme

Contact us

Have a question? Contact us for any enquiries at SPF_Volunteers@spf.gov.sg.

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