This division is responsible for overseeing the following units:
Citizens On Patrol: A group of volunteers appointed by the Chief of Police. Each volunteer applicant must complete a City of Daytona Beach application, be 19 years of age, successfully pass a background check and have a valid Florida driver's license. Members are required to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours per month, whether participating in training or on patrol.
Internships: Usually for college or graduate students interested in law enforcement. This offers students a hands-on opportunity to "try out" various aspects of police work. Can be for just a few days or hours a week depending on the internship.
Prisoner Transport: Must successfully complete and possess a State Correctional Certification set forth by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Shall undergo the same background and hiring protocols as full-time sworn police officers pursuant to FDLE employment standards and DBPD hiring procedures.
Part-Time/Reserve Officers: Must successfully complete and possess state certification set forth by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Shall undergo the same background and hiring protocols as full-time sworn police officers pursuant to FDLE employment standards and DBPD hiring procedures. Shall work at least 8 hours a month or 96 hours per fiscal year.
Special Event Officers (SEO): Trained on the techniques of safe and efficient movement of pedestrian and vehicular traffic to be of assistance at special events or details and parades. They do not have law enforcement authority or powers to intervene in any matter unless summoned to assist by a sworn law enforcement officer. Must be an adult U.S. citizen with no prior felony convictions.