The Lino Lakes Public Safety Department Reserve Officer Unit provides thousands of volunteer hours annually of assistance to the public safety department. They provide neighborhood and business checks, assistance at community events, transporting of prisoners, traffic direction, and general patrol.
Reserve officers receive training in first aid, officer safety, defensive tactics, weapons training, vehicle lockouts, report writing, scenario-based training, and use of police radios and other equipment. New Reserve Officers are required to complete 20 hours of field training. After formal training, Reserve Officers are required to volunteer 10 hours a month.
Must be 18 years of age
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
Must be in general good health
Must pass a criminal background check
Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record
If you are interested in joining the Police Reserve Unit, please contact us. Applications are available online, or may be picked up at the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department (640 Town Center Parkway), Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Completed applications should be submitted to the same address. Interviews will be conducted with qualified candidates.