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Criminal Justice: Police Reserve Academy

Police Reserve Academy - Class of 2012Umpqua Community College offers a Certificate of Completion for the Police Reserve Academy.

The Academy is conducted in conjunction with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, Roseburg, Winston, Sutherlin, Myrtle Creek Police Departments, and Oregon State Police. The Academy trains reserve officers and deputies for law enforcement agencies throughout southwest Oregon. Many full-time officers and deputies are hired from the Reserve ranks.

This rigorous course of study starts in mid-September and concludes in May of the following year. Classes are taught from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays. This is a 320-hour program designed to train police reserve officers to enter a career in law enforcement.

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Catalog Info

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2014-15 Police Reserve Academy Application

Application for the 2014-15 Academic Year opens May 20, 2014.

View / Download the Police Reserve Academy Application

Program Requirements

Individuals enrolling in this program must meet the following criteria.

  • Not have been convicted by any state or federal government of a crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal or state prison.
  • Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
  • Be capable of passing a series of basic physical agility tests.

Other Degrees and Certificates at UCC

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes


Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Robert Willbanks - Contact
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 541-440-7668