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The California Highway Patrol

Community Outreach and Media Relations

Senior Volunteer Program Activities

Senior volunteers are invaluable to the California Highway Patrol. Not only do they free up officers to handle priority calls, but they also perform administrative functions, such as paper filing and answering phones. The following list provides some duties of a senior volunteer:
Senior Volunteer


  • Sort and file citations
  • Set up appointments for vehicle identification number (VIN) inspections
  • Answer phone calls
  • Fill accident report requests


Vehicle Fleet

  • Assist vehicle mechanics when requested
  • Inventory items in patrol vehicles
  • Refill trauma kits
  • Maintain radar trailers
Senior Volunetter
Senior Volunteer

Public Affairs

  • Participate in outreach and recruiting events
  • Children fingerprinting at community events
  • Participate in ChiPs for Kids
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