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Reserve Police Program
 Reserve Chief Mike Varns

Reserve Chief
Mike Varns

The Watertown Police Department Reserve Program consists of sworn volunteer officers who are fully equipped and uniformed.Reserve officers augment the full-time police force in offering law enforcement service to the community.These individuals volunteer their time and are trained to serve the citizens of Watertown in the same manner as a full-time officer.

Group Training
On a monthly basis, the reserve officers meet as a group to conduct training.In addition to responding to calls for service, reserve officers regularly assist the full-time officers with a variety of functions such as parades, concerts, and athletic events.

Serving in Your Community
The program is seeking motivated people who have a genuine interest in serving their community.If you feel you may qualify for this type of service, please contact the Watertown Police Department at 605-882-6210 for more information.

Download a reserve Police Officer application.