The Santa Cruz Police Department honored its remarkable group of volunteers today at a luncheon held at the Community Room. Chief Kevin Vogel and Deputy Chief Steve Clark spoke about the importance of the volunteer program and thanked everyone for the over 4,000 total volunteer hours they put in last year. Some volunteers received Presidential Volunteer Service Awards given to volunteers that gave at least 100 hours of their time in the last year. The program is overseen by the Community Services Section and Sgt. Mike Harms and Officer Joe Hernandez. The Volunteer Program at SCPD was created by Chief Kevin Vogel as one of his first actions as a new chief. Here are some photos from the event. Thank you to our wonderful volunteers!