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Bethlehem Community Patrol works with Police to make our community a safer and better place to live

Our patrol members are all dedicated volunteers who come from all kinds of working backgrounds - from a host of different trades and industries. One characteristic we all have in common though, is our keen and genuine desire to be of service to the local community, with particular focus on working with Police in the prevention of crime.

Our operation runs entirely on volunteer participation. To be a Community Patroller you are not required to have any formal qualifications, however, you do need to be fluent and literate in English and of course, have no recent criminal record.


The profile of an ideal Community Patroller would include:

  • Minimum age 18 years old
  • Be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • A patroller must be physically fit and healthy
  • Great interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team withdiverse personalities
  • Alert, with keen obseration skills
  • Able to write a detailed report
  • Ability to use a Police radio
  • Able to show close attention to detail
  • Diplomatic in manner
  • Ability to focus and remain calm in stressful situations
  • Be able to show you have the ability to drive in a safe manner
  • Available for as little as 4 hours per month or more if you have
    time (A typical patrol lasts for 4 hours)
  • Previous experience is not required as on-the-job training is
    provided
  • Without exception all who apply must:
    - Be able to pass Police vetting
    - Adhere to Police protocols and confidentiality and work under Health and
    Safety guidelines

Training is provided and we operate in a safe environment

 

 

For more information about Bethlehem Community Patrol contact us - bethlehem@cpnz.org.nz

 

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