DUE TO COVID-19 Ride A-Longs are Suspended Indefinitely

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The West Palm Beach Police Department welcomes citizens who would like to join their Ride A-Long Program. Of course, as with any similar program, there are necessary regulations as shown below:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of 3 days advance notice is required to allow application processing and scheduling prior to the requested ride-along date.
  • Participation is limited to four (4) hour sessions between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.. Sessions are allowed seven days a week.
  • Participation is limited to one ride-along in a sixty day period.
  • The applicant is required to sign the liability releaseand convenant agreementon the date of reporting to ride.
  • Applicant must provide photo identification (i.e., drivers license or other acceptable photo I.D.) Only a maximum of four citizen participants can be permitted to ride during a given four hour session.
  • Dress/attire can be casual; dress should be conservative and reflect good taste.

You must apply in person at the West Palm Beach Police Department; all three forms must be completed.
Please Note: A background check is necessary before you can participate.