Senior Volunteer Program
Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP)
The Senior Volunteer Program began in 1995 with a graduating class of 18 volunteers. Since then, the Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP) has grown to 38 volunteers and is a great asset to the Police Department. Since 2000 the SVP has provided over 100,000 hours of volunteer support for a savings to the city of over $2.9 million.
The SVP program enhances police presence and helps Coronado stay safe and reduces crime by:
Performing Vacation House Checks - volunteers will check the perimeter of your home each day you are away
Enforcing 72 Hour Violations -identifying and removing abandoned vehicles from city streets
Enforcing disabled parking laws and municipal code violations
Assists Investigations, Evidence and Administrative Units
Patrolling the streets, alleys and beach, as well as walking the business districts
Providing traffic control at police and fire scenes
Supporting special events such as 4th of July, Holiday and Homecoming Parades; Public Safety Open House; Motors on Main Street; Shop with a Cop; 10k and half marathons...
Radar speed monitoring
Other support functions such as Rotary Flag Escort, Station Tours...