The Police Observer (Ride Along) Program is back and available to the public! See the APD Ride Along Policy - APD Policy 324. To apply for a ride-along, please fill out one of the applications printable or electronic, and follow these instructions for sending the form. When selecting your date to ride, please keep in mind that it takes 3-4 weeks to get a ride along scheduled. Riders may only ride ONCE per calendar quarter.