This is a non-paid, Volunteer Reserve Police Officer position. Volunteer Reserve Police Officers work in the Patrol Bureau and other special units within the police department. Candidates must either be enrolled in, or have completed, a POST certified basic police academy or equivalent (modular program) to be eligible for selection. Reserve officers start out as a Level 2 Reserve (working with a Field Training Officer) and after completing the FTO program (roughly 500 hours), can be signed off to work as a Level 1 Reserve, working on his/her own. Volunteer Reserve Police Officers are required to work a minimum of 20 hours per month, attend monthly Reserve Officer meetings, and participate in training to maintain their status as Reserve Police Officers. Reserve Police Officers also assist with special events such as: the Community Festival, DUI and drivers’ license checkpoints, foot patrol and other special assignments.
If you are interested in giving back to your community or looking for valuable on-the-job training to better prepare yourself for a full-time law enforcement career, the Cypress Police Department Reserve program is interested in hearing from you. Police Chief Jackie Gomez-Whiteley said, "The Reserve Police Officer program is an excellent opportunity for those aspiring to become full-time police officers in the future, as well as a great chance to contribute to the community as a volunteer.
For more information on joining the Volunteer Reserve Police Officer program call: 714-229-6624, or fill out the interest card below and you will be notified when the next testing process occurs. Your information will be kept on file until an interview is offered.