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CSPD looking for volunteers to help provide support to victims of crime

Posted at 10:29 PM, Jun 24, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is looking for volunteers to help provide support to victims of crime.

It's for CSPD's Victim Advocacy Unit (VAU).

Volunteers will help the unit's staff provide services to victim's they work with. Those services include the following:

  • referrals to community resources
  • support during the investigative process
  • education on how the criminal justice system works

Applications to volunteer will close on July 19. If selected, volunteers will need to take part in a 40 hour training academy.
If you have any questions about the VAU, you can call VAU Volunteer Coordinator Jacob Moya at (719)444-7529.

To fill out an application, click here. All applicants are required to complete a criminal background check and polygraph before enrolling in the training academy.


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