Birch Hills Citizens On Patrol



“Birch Hills Citizens on Patrol in partnership with our community and the RCMP

is committed to assist in serving the needs of the citizens of Birch Hills

by providing an efficient, effective and Voluntary

crime detection and prevention program”



This program is designed to provide an opportunity for Screened and approved individuals to participate in the observation and reporting of any criminal or potentially criminal activity to The Royal Canadian Mounted Police.


These volunteers become the ‘eyes and ears’ for Birch Hills and the RCMP while on patrol. This program does not promote, require and will never ask for any involvement of members in the apprehension of criminals. The purpose is solely to observe and report – to be the ‘eyes and ears’ for the town and Law Enforcement.


Position: Patrol Member


Minimum 18 years of age in good health You must be able to provide your own vehicle to patrol with*** Must pass Police background check and VSS check
Good interpersonal skills and communications skills Possess positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment Ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a professional manner Willing to participate in training sessions Be willing to work at least one shift a month at the very minimum
Valid Drivers License with no restrictions *** Some rare exceptions may apply. No Criminal Record

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Be the “Eyes and Ears” of the community Patrol the community by vehicle
Identify suspicious or concerning behaviour and generate report for Patrol Leader Maintain awareness of community crime deterrence activities and initiatives
Follow COPP policies and procedures Maintain a positive and respectful presence in the community
Treat all people with courtesy and respect Maintain confidentiality at all times


Residents that are interested should pick up a recruitment package at the Town Office.

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