Application Process

Application Process & Requirements

Applications are generally accepted several times a year based on our need for additional reserve officers. Applications can be filled out online through NeoGov.

To apply to be a Reserve Officer you must:

  • Be a minimum age of 20 years at the time of application shall be required; applications will not be accepted from anyone not yet 20 years of age
  • Have a valid Driver's License
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED (General Education Development)

Once applications are received, applicants will be subject to a background check. The background check includes a criminal history, driving record, and reference checks. Applicants who pass the background check will participate in a panel interview.

Applicant Requirements

To be a Reserve Officer, the applicant must:

  • Be physically capable of performing tasks required of a Reserve Officer
  • Be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Be able to search and/or restrain and control suspects
  • Be able to withstand exposure to extreme weather conditions
  • Be able to comfortably lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to talk and work with people in times of stress

Reserve Officer Annual Requirements

All Reserve Officers must meet the following requirements each year:

  • A minimum of one 8 hour patrol shift per month
  • Attend one mandatory meeting per month (4th Sunday of every month)
  • Work a minimum of 50 event hours or a minimum of 10 event shifts annually