415 Tijeras NW, 4th Floor
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dana D. Kouri
Reserve Division Coordinator
Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
(505) 238-8664 Cell Phone
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is also testing for the Reserve Academy on the same test dates for Cadets and Laterals.
*THE TESTING PROCESS HAS CHANGED; THERE IS A $50 NON-REFUNDABLE PROCESSING FEE ASSOCIATED WITH TESTING
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SWORN RESERVE DEPUTY
FULL SWORN RESERVE DEPUTY
Has completed the entire hiring process
Has completed the Reserve Academy or Reserve Lateral Academy
Has completed the Sworn Reserve FTO program
Full law enforcement powers granted by the Sheriff
Must complete a total of 480 hours (192 in the field)
Has the capacity to work under the Direct and Express Direction of a Sworn Deputy.
May work as a 2 person unit and under a “Special”.
May take additional training to enhance capabilities.
MUST MAINTAIN THESE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Eight (8) hours per month (non-FSD patrol specific)
Six (6) meetings/training (annual)
Twenty (20) hours of annual training
SPECIAL RESERVE DEPUTY
Sworn Reserve Deputy Trainee/ Cadet
Currently in the reserve academy, reserve lateral academy, or FTO process
Must complete FTO training within six (6) months of graduation from the reserve academy
After successfully completing the six (6) month requirement, a Level 1 must complete 120 hours prior to sworn reserve level promotion; during this time, a Level 1 may only work under the direct supervision of a sworn deputy or sworn reserve
Holds a current Law Enforcement Certification from a State, Local, of Federal agency
Has not yet completed the reserve lateral academy
Has not yet completed the FTO process
SPECIAL RESERVE DEPUTY
Volunteers and civilians
Has successfully completed a background and application process
Must complete eight (8) hours of duty each quarter
Is NOT certified to wear a department badge, uniform, or firearm.
Does NOT possess Law Enforcement powers
Are exempt from the sworn reserve deputy requirements.
Will be used for administrative functions only