The Sierra Vista Police Department allows private citizens to go on a Police Ride-Along for up to four hours on any shift, or observe in the Dispatch Bureau or Animal Control facility for up to two hours on any day or time.
If you are interested in a Ride-Along, first complete this waiver and deliver it to the Sierra Vista Police Department (911 N. Coronado Drive). You must be at least 14 years of age. Please allow a minimum of one week to process your waiver. After a week’s time has passed, you may call the Sierra Vista Police Department at (520) 452-7500, or use this online request form to schedule a ride-along time during one of these shifts:
Day shift: 0700-1700
Swing shift: 1400-2400
Mid shift: 2100-0700
Please allow a minimum of 48 hours to process your Ride-Along request. Please go to the Police Department lobby and check in at the reception desk for your scheduled Ride-Along. If your Ride-Along is scheduled outside of normal business hours and the reception desk is not open, please pick up the phone on the front counter to reach a dispatcher for assistance.
To observe in the Dispatch Bureau, contact Dispatch at (520) 458-3311 to arrange a time and date to observe. A valid, approved waiver must be on file.
Animal Control Observation
To observe in the Animal Control facility, contact Animal Control at (520) 458-4151 to arrange a time and date to observe. A valid, approved waiver must be on file.