The Moses Lake Police Department offers this program for citizens with a desire to give something back to the community or persons considering a career in Law Enforcement. Those accepted into the program are committing to volunteer a minimum of twenty hours of service per month. Applicants must meet the following standards set forth below.
Persons applying for the position of Reserve Officer for the Moses Lake Police Department shall be at least 21 years of age and a United States Citizen. They shall possess a valid Washington State Driver's License and have a good driving record. They must also possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Applicants shall have no felony record and no arrests for Domestic Violence related crimes. Applicants will be required to pass the current physical fitness test used by the department.
Accepted applicants for the Reserve Officer program shall be required to attend and successfully complete the state accredited reserve academy, sponsored by the Grant County Sheriff's Department. Applicants will also be required to submit to a polygraph and psychological examination required by the state. Reserve officers, upon graduation, shall begin a field training program with specified field training instructors. Applicants who have been accredited through a previous academy and who have been an active reserve with another agency within the past year, may not be required to attend the academy again. If you are interested or want more information, contact Officer Munro, 509-764-3887.