Reserves ***PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD. WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING NEW RESERVES TILL FURTHER NOTICE.

The El Monte Police Reserve Program consists of over 40 highly-trained sworn police reserve officers who provide police services while maintaining successful careers inside and outside of law enforcement, such as physicians, attorneys, business executives, and business owners.

Assignments

Upon successful completion of our Department's training program and probationary period, the Reserve Officer may be considered for many assignments in the following areas:

  • Air Support Operations
  • Background Investigations
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Canine
  • Cold Case Investigations
  • Community Relations
  • Gang Enforcement
  • Jail Operations
  • Mounted Patrol
  • Narcotic Enforcement
  • Officer Recruitment
  • Patrol
  • Range Safety Program
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Investigations
  • Training

Promotions

Besides the numerous assignments, there are opportunities to promote within the police reserve organization, from the rank of Reserve Officer to Reserve Captain.

Mission

The El Monte Police Reserve Program is dedicated to professionalism and assisting the regular members of the Department in fulfilling their mission of “Courtesy and Service.”