Program Overview

The Perry Police Department offers a Ride-Along Program to improve police and public relations by allowing participants to see the complex and unpredictable nature of police work.

The department encourages open and candid police operations and strives to establish a climate that allows officers to perform their duties with acceptance, understanding, and approval of the citizens they serve.

Program Criteria

The following criteria must be met to participate in the Ride-Along Program:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • No felony convictions, narcotics convictions, or any unacceptable misdemeanor convictions as determined by the Chief of Police or his designee
  • Complete the Ride-Along Request Form (includes criminal history authorization and waiver of liability/confidentiality)
  • Complete the Civilian Release Form
  • Complete the GCIC Awareness Statement