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Desert Hot Springs Police Department Seeks Volunteers for Citizens on Patrol

Posted on December 16, 2022

Together with the community, we are building a department that effectively fights crime, helps to eliminate neighborhood blight and provides exceptional service. In support of the police department, our volunteers are encouraged to spend time getting to know residents and merchants in an effort to develop relationships and to cooperatively build a safer community. Whether answering calls, greeting people at our station or completing duties in the field, we are committed to partnerships with the community and to collaborative problem solving for the benefit of all.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Desert Hot Springs Citizens on Patrol is to enhance the individual and collective safety and general welfare of all people of the City of Desert Hot Springs by assisting the Desert Hot Springs Police Department in deterring crime in Desert Hot Springs. The primary method used to deter crime will be to provide high visibility patrol within the City.

For more information contact:

DHSPD Citizens on Patrol


Phone: (760) 329-2904 ext.348


Tom Pittenger

Support Services Manager


Office: (760) 329-2904 ext.347

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