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Police Internship

Community Service Officer 

The Mayville Police Student Internship Program has been merged into our Community Service Officer (CSO) Program. The CSO program was developed to assist the police department with a variety of services throughout the community. 

About the CSO Program 

Community Service Officers are part-time, limited term, non-sworn department employees. Generally, they are students enrolled in a criminal justice program or have an interest in a law enforcement career.

Duties consist of:

  • Enforcement of handicap and other city parking laws
  • Security checks of homes/properties. 
  • Investigate animal bites/complaints.
  • Investigate junked vehicle complaints
  • Assist at accident, crime and fire scenes.
  • Assist at special events and parades
  • Assist motorists with disabled vehicles
  • Patrol the parks within the City of Mayville
  • Lost and found property complaints
  • Verify correction of vehicle defect warnings
  • Assist with crime prevention assignments
  • Deploy the radar speed trailer
  • Other miscellaneous assignments

General Internship Requirements 

An applicant must be:

  • Majoring in Criminal Justice and interested in a career in Criminal Justice,
  • Highly-motivated and ready to broaden their understanding of real police work,
  • 18 years old,
  • A junior, senior, or graduate student at an accredited college or university,
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in their major and 2.7 GPA overall
  • And recommended by their faculty advisor