SAINT LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:
CITIZEN'S OBSERVATION PATROL INTRODUCTION

Citizens Working with Law Enforcement an Unbeatable team.



Sheriff Ken J. Mascara is committed to serving the citizens of Saint Lucie County utilizing the most efficient methods possible.  The utilization of citizens as patrol members is a proven and efficient method of preventing crime in communities through the establishment of Citizen's Observation Patrol.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: ANDY CARON, GERALD BORIE, MICHAEL SPAGNO, GLADYS LARANCUENT, PHYLLIS GOMES, MARIA WELLS, LUIS NOGUEIRA, DEPUTY'S ASST TOBIN, DEPUTY GLENN HOFFMAN, FRANK GOMES, LARRY D'ANGELO, JANE FAGLIA, GLADYS FUENTES, JOSE FUENTES, SHERIFF MASCARA.
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CITIZENS OBSERVATION PATROL (C.O.P.)

The C.O.P. is a group of volunteers that patrol designated areas.  The patrol volunteers observe and report suspicious activity, people, or objects.  Check vacation or seasonal un-occupied homes, make contact with elderly or infirm individuals to ensure their well-being, and perform other related functions as my be delegated by the Sheriff for the community.

STANDARDS FOR MEMBERSHIP 

An individual may be appointed as a Citizens Observer by meeting the required application guidelines:
bullet Background Check
bullet Must be at least twenty-one years of age
bullet Completion of the C.O.P. 16 hour training course
bullet Any other required training as prescribed by the Saint Lucie County Sheriffs Office

Citizens Observation Patrol (C.O.P.)

Lake Forest Citizen Patrol

Lake Forest at St. Lucie West has met all the requirements and has been given a C.O.P. car for use in our community. If you are interested in taking part in this program, please contact: Gladys Fuentes

Email: directors@LakeForestatSLW.com Chairperson: at 772-344-9199.