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Sheriff testing for reserve officers

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting testing for the position of Reserve Officer at 8 a.m. June 3. at the Douglas County Law Enforcement Building, 1625 8th Street, Minden. You must be at least 21 years of age to apply.

Testing for this position consists of a written examination, oral board review, physical ability testing and a background investigation.

Those individuals contemplating a career in law enforcement are encouraged to participate. This is a fantastic opportunity to discover if law enforcement is the career for you. The reserve program is especially looking for interested females as the need for female officers to assist with extraditions is increasing.

Reserve deputies work an array of details, augmenting the sheriff’s department personnel and may be assigned to assist in the jail division, patrol division or elsewhere as the need arises. Reserve officers receive the training and experience law enforcement agencies look for when hiring new officers.

Interested individuals should contact the Douglas County Human Resource office at (775) 782-9860 to obtain an application prior to the testing date. Those individuals having questions about the application or testing process may contact Sgt. Tom Mezzetta at (775) 782-9931.

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