Why a Volunteer Program?
The volunteer program in the Police Department enhances customer service and delivery of services. The Police Department’s volunteer program helps improve quality of life in the Village by enhancing the rapport between the Village and citizens, brings innovation and advocacy, and provides opportunities for citizens to participate and learn about local government.
Why Volunteer? Volunteering can assist with training and career experience for obtaining a new job or changing careers. The volunteer program can also aid in citizen creativity, networking, and involvement in challenging activities. Volunteers can share new ideas and bring forth many skills and talents. Satisfaction can also be gained in knowing that a difference is being made in self and community improvement. In essence, volunteering gives people a sense of contribution and giving back to their community.
Philosophy The members of the Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest degree of law enforcement service. The Village community is unique, progressive, and diverse, and the Police Department reflects these qualities. Our Police Department works in partnership with our community where together we creatively and effectively identify and resolve community concerns.
This collaborative partnership ensures that we share responsibility in reducing crime and enhancing safety while maintaining our quality of life. We believe that our work has a vital impact on the quality of life in our community. We provide our community with a well-trained, outcome based, workforce by recruiting, hiring, and training individuals who bring a variety of life experiences, perspectives, and skills to the job. Members of our organization are empowered to provide quality service and compassionate enforcement.