Police Officer Reserves Program

With intensified training and standards through P.O.S.T. Certification, today's Reserve Officers are fully equipped and trained to handle any assignment.

Becoming a Reserve Officer takes a dedicated, reliable and enthusiastic individual. The Huntington Beach Police Department wants to find applicants who have established careers in other areas of employment and who are P.O.S.T. certified. All applicants who are interested in gaining experience with a larger, progressive department can obtain an application at the location provided below.

Additional Training


The Police Chaplain Program are on call 24 hours a day to help employees and the citizens of Huntington Beach during times of crisis. Above pictured from left to right: Sgt. J. Consoli, Chaplains Bruce Templeton, Oden Fong, Steve Purdue, Drew Lockerbie, James Scheller.

Applicants who meet all the qualifications, successfully completes the testing process, and are selected as recruits for the Huntington Beach Police Reserve will receive additional training. This training will relate to Huntington Beach Police Department procedures in firearms, communications, Municipal Codes, and hands-on practical experience in many additional subjects.

At the end of the Reserve Recruit's training, each member will be required to complete evaluated patrol rides prior to active reserve duty.

Minimum Requirements:

Compensation:

Contact: Sgt. John Van Holt





Did you know?

The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.


Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Police Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Request non-emergency police service:
(714) 960-8825
General Information:
(714) 960-8811
Fax: (714) 536-5605
Email:
Dept Email Directory
Staff Directory

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