Community Patroller


Community Patrols of New Zealand work with Police and share the objective of creating safer, more caring communities. Community Patrollers are trained to know what to look out for as they act as extra “eyes and ears” through intelligence and observation for New Zealand Police.
Community Patrollers work in pairs and drive through their community, visiting various areas and locales of interest to ensure everything is as it should be. Their brief is to observe and report anything that is unusual - with a focus on keeping communities safe and preventing any behaviour that might put people and property at risk.


This role suits people who have lots of common sense, a calm and patient demeanor, with great observation skills. You need to have a clean driver's license and be available one evening a week on a regular and ongoing basis.
Good communication skills, at least a minimum standard of conversational English, reliable and trustworthy.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Most volunteers do a 3.5 hour shift one weekend every 5-6 weeks. Hours are 8.30pm - 12.00am

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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