Volunteer Opportunities

Cadet Program


  • Are you a highly motivated, hardworking young man or woman between the ages of 14 to 21 who is seeking to challenge yourself in a way that will make you a hero to your community?
  • Would you like to be part of an organization with a history going back more than 100 years with a long standing tradition of professionalism and public service?
  • Are you looking to fulfill your Community Service Requirement for High School Graduation while accepting a position that will teach you discipline, responsibility, and leadership?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of those questions, then apply today to be a Police Cadet with the San Mateo Police Department.