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Posted on: February 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] The City of Sequim Police Department Seeks Volunteers for VIPS Program

The Sequim Police Department is seeking applicants for its Volunteers in Police Service program (VIPS). These citizen volunteers perform important duties in support of the Sequim Police Department including: vacation house checks, child car seats checks, issuing handicap parking violation citations, traffic control, and transporting vehicles. During community special events and festivals, VIPS act as additional eyes and ears for the police, as well as ambassadors for the City of Sequim. They provide invaluable help in the front office answering phones, filing, issuing licenses, fingerprinting, and working on special projects.

The minimum qualifications for acceptance into the VIPS program include being 21 years of age or older, a Sequim/Clallam County resident, able to pass a background check, and a commitment to volunteering 8.5 hours a month. The application may be picked up at the Sequim Police Department, 152 W. Cedar Street, or online at

For questions about becoming a VIPS, contact the Sequim Police Business Office at (360) 683-7227, 7:30 to 4:00, Monday through Friday.
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