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BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

415 Tijeras NW, 4th Floor

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102


Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Dana D. Kouri
Reserve Division Coordinator

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
(505) 238-8664 Cell Phone

Email: dkouri@bernco.gov




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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is also testing for the Reserve Academy on the same test dates for Cadets and Laterals.

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SECTION ONE


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)

Bi-annual evaluations

Six (6) meetings/training (annual)

Twenty (20) hours of annual training  


SECTION TWO


LEVEL ONE

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


LEVEL TWO

LATERAL


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


LEVEL THREE

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



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