Policia Auxiliar Area de Ponce, Puerto Rico
Sgto. Jose Marín Martínez 8-13226
Po Box 10565
Ponce, PR 00717
Group officially established one year ago. The group is evaluated by a committee who makes the selection of candidates to be referred to the Puerto Rico State Police for further evaluation and training.
Upon meeting the corresponding criteria for selection by the State Police, the candidates are sent to the Police Academy to be trained in:
General Law Enforcement
Rules and Regulations
Records and Reports
Basic Criminal Investigation
Search and Rescue
Other related subjects
Upon graduating from the Police Academy, the trained volunteers support the missions of the local police as needed. The volunteers must work in this effort at least 4 hours per week.
Their scope of work not only covers the municipality of Ponce, but also the neighboring municipalities of Santa Isabel, Juana Diaz, Penuelas, Yauco, Guanica and Guayanilla.
Date established: January 2004
Number of volunteers: 15
Hours volunteers contributed last year: 2,400
Last updated: 10/23/2007