The Office of the Sheriff has a wide variety of
volunteer programs which allow the residents of Monterey County to
become directly involved with the Sheriff's Office:
Visit the Aero Squadron's web page or contact Sergeant Joe Moses at (831) 755-3700.
The Chaplain Corps is open to priests, ministers and rabbis that
are ordained, have at least five years pastoral experience, and have the
support of their respective congregations. The Chaplain Corps provides
ministerial services, as requested, to the employees of the Sheriff's
Office, crime victims, and others who may be coping with a loss of a
loved one or other tragic situation. For more information, contact Rev.
Porter Wells at 663-4661.
Internship Program for internship opportunities.
Neighborhood Watch & Crime Prevention-
Please contact a Crime Prevention Specialist in your area for information.
Search and Rescue (SAR)-
Contact Sergeant Joe Moses at (831) 759-7240. Please visit
Sheriff's Mounted Search Unit-
The Monterey County Sheriff Mounted Unit is a mounted horse unit
with citizen volunteers, reserve and department coordinators. The unit
consists of private citizens who have organized, under the guidance of
the Monterey County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of assisting
the Sheriff where horses might be used in a variety of situations.
web site for more information.
Sheriff's Advisory Council (SAC)-
A non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to assist the
Office of the Sheriff in acquiring much needed equipment and training
which their annual budget might not provide for. Members are eligible to
participate in the in the Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SAR) and the
Sheriff's Emergency Assistance Team (SEAT).
Visit their web site for more
information or contact Marty Haskell at (831) 649-3571.
Sheriff's Emergency Assistance Team (SEAT)-
Office of the Sheriff in times of emergencies, evacuations, rescue
operations and special events. To be eligible to become a SEAT member,
one must pass a background investigation, pass SEAT required training
and be current in both CPR and First Aid. Contact Commander Phil Nashat
(831) 901-9796 or visit our web site:
Sheriff's Posse and Posse Ground
The Monterey County Sheriff's Posse is a private
non-profit corporation and is not an agency or department of the County
of Monterey or the Sheriff's Office.