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Reserve Police Officers perform respective law enforcement duties in a support role, under the general supervision of an assigned Sergeant or designee. This is a non-paid volunteer position.

Examples of Duties

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Perform a variety of peace officer duties in the enforcement of laws, the protection of persons and property, crime prevention, and suppression.

2. Perform specialized assignments in areas including, but not limited to: motorcycle patrol, K-9 programs, street crime prevention, gang suppression, and various community oriented related programs.

3. Perform a variety of duties relative to assigned area of responsibility. Reserve Officers who have successfully completed the required field training program may be considered to work special assignments at the direction of the assigned Sergeant.

4. Attend monthly meetings and after completion of field training program, donate at least 24 hours per month in patrol or in a specialty assignment.


Experience and Training Guidelines - Minimum requirements as a condition of being appointed as a Reserve Police Officer:

1. Equivalent to the completion of 12th grade; some college level training in police science, criminal justice or a related field is desirable.

2. Must be at least 20 1/2 years of age at time of application.

3. Possession of a California Driver License.

4. Possess the required California Commission on P.O.S.T. training certificate (Basic Police Academy or Reserve Office Module A Level III academy, Module B Level II academy, and Module C Level 1 Academy); or must possess a valid California Commission on P.O.S.T. Basic Course Police Academy waiver. COPY OF REQUIRED CERTIFICATION MUST BE ATTACHED TO CITY APPLICATION.

Supplemental Information


Environmental Conditions:

Office environment; exposure to computer screen; emergency peace control environment; exposure to potentially hostile environments; moving objects/vehicles.

Physical Conditions:

Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, running, standing, sitting or walking for prolonged periods of time; must possess satisfactory hearing and visual acuity; the ability to maintain departmental qualification standards with all firearms and weapons essential to perform duties; and operate assigned vehicles.


Knowledge of:

* Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts.

* Techniques for dealing with people under hostile and emergency situations.

* Safety practices and precautions pertaining to all aspects of peace officer duties.

Ability to:

* Observe and accurately recall places, names, descriptive characteristics, and facts of incidents.

* Remain calm and take appropriate action in tense situations.

* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

* Read, interpret, and apply complex laws, procedures, and policies.

* Make rapid, sound independent judgments within legal and procedural guidelines.

* Prepare clear and concise reports, records, and other written materials.

* Understand and follow oral and written directions.

* Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws, ordinances, terminology, and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention investigation.

* Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.


Associated topics: deputy, deputy sheriff, patrol, police, police officer, sheriff


• Location: Rialto, San Gabriel Valley

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