Citizen's Ride-Along Program / Sit-Along Program

Would you like to see what Paso Robles police officers do, up-close and be there as they work? You can sit in the front seat of a patrol car and see the activity as it happens. Any seemingly minor call can bring the unexpected. Our location and traffic activity can make our city a dynamic and active place.

Program Features

Our Ride Along program allows all citizens a chance to ride with an experienced on-duty officer on their regular patrol shift. You never know what will happen-from "routine" patrol work to emergency responses or a major case investigation.

Opportunities also exist with the Communications Division. If you would like to sit alongside of a working Dispatcher and watch them multi-task with radios, telephones and cameras, then this Sit-Along Program is your ticket.

Required Documents

If you are interested in participating in the Ride-Along or Sit-Along Program, download the Ride Along Procedures and Request Form (PDF). A Department Waiver and Release Form (PDF) is also required. Return both to the Police Department at:

900 Park Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446 

For more information, call the Police Department at 805-237-6464.

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Dispatch:
805-237-6464

Records Division
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8am-5pm
805-227-7500
805-238-5592 (fax)

Code Enforcement
805-227-7540
CodeE@prcity.com

Police Department Physical Address
900 Park Street,
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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