Fredericksburg Volunteers in Police Support - FVPS

Volunteer Shoulder Patch

The  Fredericksburg Volunteers in Police Support was established as a Non-Profit Corporation in 1999. The organization is comprised of citizen volunteer members governed by a Board of Directors, and are overseen by the Lieutenant of Special Services for the Fredericksburg Police Department. Board members hold positions of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and Director. Additional positions are Parliamentarian and Sergeant at Arms.  FVPS members and Board members meet the second Thursday of each month, to discuss old business, plan events and new business.

FVPS Volunteers perform many functions to support the Fredericksburg Police Department

ParaVolunteer Traffic Enforcementde Traffic Enforcement

Volunteers enforce safety at intersections closed to traffic during parades

Business Identification Program

Business ID Program

The FVPS maintains the Business Identification Program which provides our officers with business owners information and contacts, in the event of an emergency. To join or update business information contact Fredericksburg Police Department 830-997-7585.

Drug Take Back ProgramDrug Take Back Program

Volunteers assist in the collection of unwanted prescription drugs during the drug take back program each April and October

Marktplatz EventsVolunteer Assisting Visitors

FVPS members assist the public during Festivals. They provide information and directions to Visitors

Volunteer Car-SubstationResidence Check Program

Officers and FVPS Volunteers will drive by homes of citizens who are on vacation or away for an extended period of time. 

To request a residence check print and fill out the Residence Check Form drop by the Law Enforcement Center or scan and email

And Many More........

  • Warrant Notification
  • Summer Youth Program
  • Toys for Tots/Blue Santa
  • High School Rockets Program
Citizens Police Academy

Become A Member of the Fredericksburg Volunteers in Police Support - FVPS

The Fredericksburg Police Department sponsors a Citizen’s Police Academy to educate and introduce the public to the daily activities of its City Law Enforcement. The Academy is held on Tuesday nights 5:30 to 7:30 pm for eight weeks. Each week the class participants in presentations delivered by Officers of the Fredericksburg Police Department. Citizens learn about Department Organization, Texas Police Chief’s Association Accreditation Program, Patrol Division, Criminal and Juvenile Investigation, School Based Policing, Special Services and the FVPS Program. Academy participants tour the Gillespie County Jail, Law Enforcement Center, participate in practical Police Scenarios and Range Day, where class members can shoot department weapons and learn about Taser, Less Lethal weapons, and their use by officers. After graduation from the Citizen’s Police Academy, participants 18 years or older will be eligible to join the Fredericksburg Volunteers in Police Support.