The Belvidere Police Department conducts two Citizen's Police Academies during each calendar year.
The graduates of the Citizen Police Academy are eligible to apply to become members of the Volunteers In Police Service program (VIPS). If you are interested in participating in this class or if you have questions, please contact Deputy Chief Matthew Wallace at (815)544-9626.
Web Sites with more information about Citizen Corp
Boone County CERT & VIP www.boone.portbb.com
Citizen Corps www.citizencorps.gov/cert
A-CERT Groups Yahoo Message Board www.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-CERT