The Senior Police Partners (SPPs) are a motivated group of seniors who are dedicated to making a difference in their community. The Senior Police Partners program meets the needs of both, the senior citizen community and the Police Department. Each year, SPPs donate over 5,000 hours and help hundreds of senior citizens throughout Long Beach. They are trained volunteers who offer advice and assistance to fellow senior citizens who are referred to them by police or fire department personnel.

The SPPs are trained to assist fellow seniors in the area of crime prevention and resource referrals. Additionally, they are trained to recognize situations where the senior could benefit from outside assistance from any of several senior-related resource providers. There are many public and private agencies who provide services to senior citizens, some of which are offered at no charge. The Senior Police Partners guide the seniors through the sometimes-overwhelming process of getting back on track to a healthy and fulfilling life. In addition, the SPPs provide crime prevention education to the general public and help make Long Beach a better place.

Senior Police Partners Duties:

  • Crime Victim Assistance
  • Crime Prevention
  • Peer Support and Resource Referral
  • Vacation Checks
  • Graffiti Reporting
  • Limited Safety Patrol
  • Education and Awareness Programs
  • Handicap Parking Citations
  • Special Events Assistance

Requirements To Apply:

  • Be at Least 50 Years of Age
  • Have No Felony Convictions
  • Be in Good Physical Health
  • Ability to Volunteer at Least 20 Hours per Month
  • Valid California Drivers License and Vehicle Insurance

Available to Help

If you would like to speak to a SPP, or would like to make a referral, please call (562) 570-7212.

For further information contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 570-5299.