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The Town of Clayton is accepting applications on a continuous basis for the position of Reserve Police Officer. Reserve Police Officers are dedicated individuals who volunteer their time to serve the community. The department is currently accepting applications only from those who have successfully completed  40 hour pre-basic course or full time basic police academy. Copies of certificates of completion must be accompanied with your application.

THE POSITION:

Upon completion of training, a Reserve Police Officer may perform the same basic duties as a full time officer. The Reserve Police Officer may patrol a designated area, enforce traffic laws, answer calls for service, transport prisoners, appear in a court of law when required and provide traffic and crowd control at special events and other community events.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

Reserve Police Officers will complete a structured field training program. During the field training program, the reserve officer is required to work a minimum of 24 hours per month, up to twelve months. Upon successful completion of field training, the reserve officer is required to work a minimum of 24 hours a month.  Upon satisfactory completion of probation, the reserve officer may be appointed as a Approved,  Reserve Police Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 21 years of age

  • U.S. Citizen

  • High School or GED Diploma

  • No Felony Convictions

  • No Crimes of Violence

  • Person of good moral character

  • Successful completion of a background investigation, polygraph testing and medical and psychological examinations.

For further information regarding the reserve officer program, please call or email the department.