Police Reserve Academy
Umpqua Regional Police Reserve Training Program
Applications for the Academic Year 2013-2014 is closed. Applications for next year's class will be opened May 20, 2014.
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Umpqua 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. This 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 on Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a 320- hour program designed to train police reserve officers to enter a career in law enforcement.
Completion could lead to employment as:
- Police Officer
- Corrections Deputy
Reserve Police Officer
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK: Excellent
Reserve Officer and Reserve Deputy are volunteer positions. Those hired into full-time positions may earn $25K to 40K/year.
Students employed in Reserve Officer or Reserve Deputy positions or hired into full-time positions in law enforcement may earn Cooperative Work Experience credits towards an Associate of Arts in Applied Science in Criminal Justice.
For more information on this program, please call (541)440-7668.
Criminal Justice Coordinator