Moments ago, MPD was awarded the 2020 Leadership in Volunteer Police Service Programs Award! We are incredibly honored to be recognized.
This award is a testament to the dedication all members have serving the residents and visitors of our city. The efforts continue to set the bar higher and higher and are not going unnoticed.
"As one of the largest U.S. police agencies, the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has an impressive Reserve Corps whose volunteers have served the department since 1951. The Reserve Corps has 110 volunteers that are carefully selected, complete training that mirrors the career academy training, and become certified to serve as reserve police officers. The MPD Reserve Corps significantly contributes to the department and brings a variety of operational and specialty skills from their various backgrounds and careers. In 2019, the MPD Reserve Corps contributed over 30,900 hours of volunteer service to the department, authored 1,187 police reports, and made 198 arrests. MPD reserve officers are committed and dedicated to the department’s mission and serving the community to ensure public safety"
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