Contact us at: 910-276-3385

Citizen Volunteer Program

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Program is comprised of citizens with a true desire to volunteer their services while learning more about the internal workings of the law enforcement community.

A citizen volunteer in law is a member of the community who provides support services to an agency without monetary benefit. Services typically include community outreach, telephone work, research, and other administrative tasks.

The service that will be provided by these volunteers will be a financial benefit to the citizens of Scotland County. The use of citizen volunteers will help to assists the Sheriff’s Office in the meeting of demands and, as the demand continues to grow, so will the need for active citizen participation. 

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office currently has over 10 active volunteers. These dedicated men and women give back to the  County community in the following ways:

  • Participate in Neighborhood Watch
  • Accompany Deputies during Involuntary Commitment Transportation
  • Assist with special events and community outreach events
  • Administrative task
  • Research
  • Participate in search-and-rescue activities
  • Participate in role-plays and training scenarios
  • Assist Courthouse Deputies with screening and greeting the public
  • etc......

  

Volunteer Requirements


In order to participate in the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Program, the prospective applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must complete the SCSO Citizen Academy Course (application found below)
  • Must be a law-abiding citizen with good intent
  • Successfully pass a thorough background investigation
  • Must be over the age of eighteen


For more information about the Volunteer Program, or for assistance with signing up, please feel free to contact the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. 

 ☎️ (910) 276-3385

rriggs@scotlandcounty.org

dford@scotlandcounty.org




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SCSO Volunteer Application (docx)

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