The objective of the Community Police Corps is to provide the
Kenner Police Department and its members support to help them
accomplish their duty, and to provide effective and efficient
public safety services to our community. While “on duty,”
operate under the direction of the Bureau, Division, Unit, or
Section supervisor in which they are performing their volunteer
Volunteers are given the use of a vehicle, which is used to
observe areas such as schools and business concentrations.
They look for suspicious activity and report it by radio to the
Communications Section. They also report handicap
violations, roadway obstructions, and non-working traffic
lights, and are also tasked to direct traffic when needed.
Members may also volunteer in an administrative capacity.
Members of the Community Police Corps
write tickets and
provide enforcement. They
To be eligible for the program, volunteers must successfully
pass a background check, must be CPR certified, and must also be
a graduate of the Citizen Police Academy, where they are
introduced to police procedures and administrative functions.
They are also required to complete 20 hours of additional
training before they are accepted into the program. The
additional training covers much of the same material police
officers study after they are hired.
For information on the
program or to receive an application, please contact the
Community Relations Division at (504) 712-2294 or at