Reserve Unit


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a physical agility test
  • Pass a medical examination
  • Pass a treadmill drug test
  • Pass an intensive background investigation, including a polygraph examination and a psychological examination
  • Must be enrolled in a Level II P.O.S.T. academy or possess a minimum of a Level II P.O.S.T. graduation certificate

Training & Attendance Requirements

  • Monthly business meeting
  • Minimum one monthly training session (mandatory attendance at training)
  • 24-hour call-out status
  • Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Ride patrol
  • 20 hours per month minimum commitment
  • 24 hours of P.O.S.T. approved training every two years
  • Crowd and traffic control
  • Transport prisoners
  • Stake outs
  • Radio communications
  • Public presentations
  • In general, the same duties as a regular deputy

For more information on joining the Rancho Cucamonga Reserve Unit, contact the one of the Unit Advisors at (909) 477-2800.