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Posted on: September 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Jackson Police Department looking for reserve officers

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The Jackson Police Department (JPD) is looking for residents who are interested in becoming reserve officers.  Reserves are volunteers that assist the police department by serving the citizens of the City of Jackson.  Reserves may assist regular sworn officers on patrol or assist with special community events such as parades, fireworks, and community events.  Candidates will receive extensive training in investigations, traffic enforcement, defensive tactics, firearms, narcotics, and criminal law. 

Candidates must already possess or be able to obtain a Concealed Pistol License.   Applications are available at the Jackson Police Department or the City of Jackson website and must be submitted by Friday, September 29th, 2023 at 5:00 pm.  Candidates will be selected from those that successfully complete an interview, background investigation, psychological examination, drug screen, and medical examination. 

A Reserve Officer Training Academy will start in February 2024 and will meet for 15 weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, along with a few Saturdays.

For Further Information Please Contact: Sergeant Rick Burkart, Jackson Police Department

(517) 768-8770,

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