Citizen Service Unit

The Citizens Service Unit or CSU was a community policing concept developed by Chief Fivecoat that became reality in July of 2007.

Responsibilities of the CSU


The CSU is a volunteer division of the Shafter Police Department They are intended to be the eyes and ears of the department. They may be asked to assist with special projects as needed. 

Expectations & Participation


They are asked to serve in some capacity at least eight hours per month. CSU's have participated as assistants to the officers at the traffic checkpoints or even helped by running some needed errands. They have assisted with office work or any other area they can be of service.

Application Information


If you think you may be interested in volunteering please email or contact us at 661-746-8500.