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 **COVID-19 Response**   The following official announcements have been made by the city in regards to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)   In an effort to minimize the visits to City Hall, please use our online services for paying your water bill

Avondale is following guidance provided by the state Governor’s Executive Orders: Effective Sunday, June 21, 2020 the wearing of face coverings by employees and customers will be required in all city facilities,  retail establishments, convenience stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, gyms, indoor sports or activity facilities, and medical offices. Additionally, these businesses will be required to post notice of these requirements at their entrances. (see more: COVID-19 Response)



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The Avondale Police Department’s Volunteers in Police Service (V.I.P.S.) and Pets in Police Service (P.I.P.S) programs exemplify the mission of the department by “Serving with Honor” and playing a vital role in the successful operation of the department.  Currently the Avondale Police Department is recruiting for both V.I.P.S. and P.I.P.S. volunteers. 

Possible Avondale V.I.P.S. opportunities include:

  • Patrol
  • Crime Analysis
  • Administration
  • Special Events
  • Property & Evidence
  • Victim Services
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • and much more!

If you’re interested in:

  • helping the community
  • aiding first responders
  • increasing your skills
  • sharing your knowledge
  • volunteering in a supportive environment

Apply to become a volunteer by filling out a Volunteer Interest Form and return to:

Avondale VIPS

11485 W. Civic Center Drive Avondale, AZ 85323

or email:

Interested Avondale V.I.P.S. are expected to complete a multi-step application and background process.  Once your Volunteer Interest Form has been received, you will be contacted and informed of eligibility to proceed to the next step.  Please note all Avondale V.I.P.S. must be a United States Citizen and at least 18 years of age (some tasks require age of 21).  Refer to Disqualifications for Applicants for further information regarding eligibility factors.

The Avondale Police Department thanks you for your interest and support!