The Munford Police Department has approximately eight reserve officer positions. The application process is currently closed, however, you may apply at any time. The Munford Police Department Reserve Officer Program is a volunteer program. Reserve officers will receive all required training in house. The officers donate their personal time to the city and help full-time officers on a daily basis. The reserve officers are required to ride a minimum of 24 hours per month. They are utilized for special events such as Celebrate Munford activities, the Christmas Parade, and school events. The requirements to be hired as a Munford Police Department Reserve Officer are the same as full-time officers, since a lot of reserves eventually become full-time. If you have any questions concerning our reserve program you can email Captain Randal Baskin at email@example.com.
All reserve officers will receive and be required to successfully complete training in chemical weapons, taser, handcuffing techniques, report writing, DUI, EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control), and be sufficient in meeting the departments handgun/patrol rifle qualification. All other training TBA.
Reserve Law Enforcement Officer is defined as any person employed by any municipality or any political subdivision of the State of Tennessee whose primary responsibility is to support the full-time police officer in the prevention and detection of crime, apprehension of offenders, assisting in the prosecution of the offenders for appropriate remuneration in measure with specifically assigned duties and/or job description.
Part-time officers will work no more than twenty (20) hours per week or a total of no more than one week or a total of no more than one hundred (100) hours per month for any agency or combination of agency. Any law enforcement officer who works in excess of the maximum hours as specified herein will be reclassified to a full-time status and must meet all requirements for standards/training as mandated under the law and Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission rules.
Competency Requirements - An applicant shall possess the following training
competencies which will be determined by the Munford Police Department staff:
1. Possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities in all assigned areas.
2. Ability to organize materials in written form.
3. Presentation of knowledge and skills.
1. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Any application that is incomplete, inaccurate, or contains omissions will be cause for termination of the application. In addition, any information contained in the application that indicates the applicant does not meet the minimum standards will be cause for termination of the application. Omission of prior employment may be considered falsification of information.
I understand that if employed by the Munford Police Department, that employment would be dependent upon a clean background check, fingerprint check, psychological and drug test and I could be terminated at any time after employment if clearance is not granted.