Citizens On Patrol Application

  • For more information about the Citizen’s On Patrol Program see COP Information package for Community
  • Please complete all areas of this application.
  • Recruitment is on an as needed basis.
  • Applications can be submitted on line or dropped off in person at St. Thomas Police Service, 45 CASO Crossing, St Thomas, Ontario, N5R 0G7, to the attention of: COP Program Co-ordinator.
  • Download COP Program Application PDF
  • Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • By completing and clicking submit on this application, you are agreeing to submit to a background check/investigation.
  • St Thomas Police Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Form

Personal Information


Employment / Volunteer History

Please list all previous Employers / Volunteer positions

Character References

Please supply three references, e.g. present/past employer/supervisor, clergy, etc.

Terms and Conditions

By signing this application, I give the St. Thomas Police Service permission to contact the people named as my references. In addition, I give my consent to the St. Thomas Police Service, as applicable, to conduct a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) check, a local background check, which includes investigative databanks and local indices maintained by the St. Thomas Police Service and any other checks deemed necessary to determine my suitability as a volunteer.I certify that the information contained within this application is true and correct. I understand that, if I am accepted as a volunteer member of the COP Program, I do not gain any special and/or increased authorities or powers and I am authorized to act only as any other citizen of the community. I further understand that, while involved in COP Program activities, I will be required to wear all mandatory uniform items as required by the organization and my conduct shall be governed by all rules and regulations as set forth by the St. Thomas Police Service.