Reserve officers are
commissioned by the Chief in accordance with state law. They
receive extensive training to serve as "supplemental" and support police
officers. Reserve officers receive the same training as fulltime
officers and work alongside them in every aspect of Department
operations. Uniforms and other equipment necessary to perform job
functions are issued by the department. This equipment includes,
but is not limited to;
Below are some
examples of how Reserve Officers assist:
are allowed to drive patrol cars and operate as a one man unit.
with arrests and transportation of prisoners to detention.
Public Safety Check Points
with securing and protecting crime scenes.
investigating officers in interviews and taking statements from
victims and witnesses.
the searches of buildings, residences, vehicles, and people.
crowd and traffic control.
vehicles prior to towing