Requirements to Be A Police Reserve Officer

Requirements include:
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid Michigan driver's license, with a good driving record.
  • Volunteers must pass a criminal history check, physical exam, and oral interview, and must pass the Basic Police Reserve Officer Training Academy or have equivalent training.
  • Must successfully complete the Reserve Police Field Training Program.
  • Members are required to work at least 8 hours per month, in addition to occasional mandatory attendance at certain special events.
  • Reserve Officers will be made familiar with and must follow the group's General Orders.
For more information, call 248-837-2800.