Application Open For Reserve Officer

May 7, 2010

The Mesa Police Department is currently seeking community members for the Reserve Police Officer program. The Reserve Police Officer program is made up of people from all walks of life, many who have satisfying civilian positions, but simply wish to do police work as a way of serving their community.

Applicants will be required to complete the same testing and screening process as all other police officers employed by the City of Mesa. If selected for the position, applicants would be required to complete 640 hours of training through the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants would be responsible for any cost associated with their training. With successful completion of the academy, Reserve Officers would receive AZPOST Peace Officer Certification and have the same authorities as a full-time police officer.

For further information about the requirements and duties of a Reserve Police Officer, please visit You may also contact Officer Travis Dangerfield at 480-644-4713 or e-mail to

The online application process for Reserve Officer testing will be open from May 7 - 27, 2010. A workshop for interested applicants will be held on June 4, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mesa Police Training Facility. The written test will take place on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.  Physical fitness testing will be conducted on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 7:00 a.m. followed by a selection interview.



Mesa Police Department
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PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

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