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Programs & Services

Modesto's Reserve Officer Unit


How To Apply

  • Have you ever wondered about truly enjoying your job, co-workers, getting personally rewarded and financially compensated for it at the same time?
  • Ever consider working within law enforcement in your own time without leaving your current career?
  • Looking for something that costs you nothing, pays you well, and is truly rewarding?
  • Have you considered full-time law enforcement but want to test the waters?

If you have an interest in learning more about law enforcement and the Modesto Police Department, we encourage you to apply. We are currently accepting applications for several Reserve Police Officer positions. To fill out an application, click here.  All applications must be turned in to the Support Services Secretary:

Modesto Police Department
600 10th Street
Modesto, CA 95353
(209) 342-9164

All applicants must have completed (or be currently enrolled in) the Level II Course, Level I Course, or a basic Police Academy. If the minimum course requirement has not been completed, the application will not be accepted.

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 20.5 years of age at time of application and must be 21 by date of employment.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. citizen prior to appointment.
  • Must meet physical requirements of the job established by the department.

The Modesto Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, or perceived disability, or sexual orientation.

We are currently accepting applications for several open Reserve Police Officer positions. Our Unit is continuously recruiting, testing, and hiring qualified applicants.

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