Ride Alongs

Due to COVID-19, Ride Alongs are temporarily suspended

Ride alongs provide an opportunity for you to observe the UAPD in action.


Persons wishing to participate must complete the Citizen Observer Waiver of Liability form and be approved for participation. Observers under 18 years of age, must have parents or legal guardian sign the Waiver of Liability.  Processing this request will include a criminal records check. The University of Arizona Police Department may deny any request or terminate the observer's participation at any time.

Requests must be made a minimum of seven (7) days prior to requested date. Persons submitting this completed form will be notified three days prior to the observer date whether the request is granted or denied. Persons approved to participate must wear proper attire (no shorts, open toe shoes, t-shirts, or revealing clothing), an observer vest, provided by UAPD (not applicable to current law enforcement or Dispatch observer) and carry approved photo identification (driver’s license or other government issued ID) during the observer period.

Ride Along Form

Ride Along Form

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