Reserve deputy sheriffs are volunteers for the Sheriff's Department who have full peace officer powers while on duty and are required by law to meet the same hiring standards as full-time deputies and who perform a variety of law enforcement functions depending on his/her assignment and level of training.
A reserve deputy sheriff performs the same duties as full-time sworn deputy sheriffs:
A sworn reserve deputy sheriff is a part-time commitment allowing deputies to serve the public on a flexible schedule to safeguard lives and property in our communities.
You can take an Introduction to Law Enforcement and Physical Conditioning for Basic Academy Students course through Moreno Valley College. The class meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Sheriff's Ben Clark Training Center for one semester. It's a great way to experience academy physical training and to meet training staff.
|Reserve Deputy Sheriff|
|At least 21 years of age at the time of application|
|Valid California Driver License|
|U.S. high school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent|
|Oral & written communication skills|