Code of Ethics

VIP Code of Ethics
As a member of the Volunteers in Policing (V.I.P.) Program of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, it is my responsibility to become thoroughly familiar with the programs and policies, both written and verbal, as set forth by the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department.
  • To respect the confidentiality of the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department.
  • To carry out assignments in good spirit and seek assistance from sworn and non-sworn personnel in any situation requiring special guidance. To consult with the Volunteer Coordinator prior to assuming any new responsibilities.
  • To respect and comply with the chain of command, and maintain a professional and pleasant working relationship between Police Department personnel and the volunteers.
  • To be reliable in reporting for duty, courteous, and to understand poor performance or attendance may result in my dismissal.
  • To uphold the professional demeanor of law enforcement, specifically the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department.
  • To maintain a responsible reputation both on and off duty, as well as promote a positive image of the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department.
If you would like to get more information on the Volunteers in Policing Program, please contact Gwen Cross.