- Community Involvement
The Arvin Police Department offers many programs to get our community involved with law enforcement.
2016 National Night Out
Arvin’s 2nd Annual National Night Out was a great success this year and provided a chance for community members and the local police force to forge strong relationships with each other.
The Arvin Police Department Citizen Volunteers are a team of citizens who have an interest in contributing to law enforcement and the community. Volunteers give law enforcement officers the opportunity to reduce crime and increase law enforcement services in a variety of ways.
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The Arvin Police Department started a very active Law Enforcement Explorer Program in late 1972. The Explorers learn many skills to prepare them for a law enforcement or related career.
Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership Officer
The City of Arvin and the Arvin Police Department is proud to partner with the Arvin Union School District in implementing the Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.). G.R.I.P. works within Arvin in implementing targeted gang prevention strategies to at-risk youth, families and communities.
Starting a Neighborhood Watch Group in your neighborhood has many benefits, including safer streets, meeting your local law enforcement, and learning what you can do to keep you and your loved ones informed and safe.
Police Activities League (PAL)
Arvin Police Activities League (PAL) is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 2008 by the Arvin Police Department. PAL is about cops and kids getting together and finding common ground, providing opportunities and motivation for children to steer clear of at-risk behaviors.
The Arvin Police Department’s Reserve program offers individuals a challenging opportunity to be of service to their fellow citizens. As a reserve officer, you will assist the regular members of the department in the fulfillment of its mission, “To protect and to serve.”
School Resource Officer
A School Resource Officer (SRO) is a law enforcement officer who is assigned to the elementary and middle schools.