Reserve Deputy Program
Sheriff’s Reserve Deputies
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has an active Volunteer Reserve Program. Reserve deputies typically work with full-time deputies in performance of their duties. Tenured reserves who have passed appropriate training are also allowed to perform patrol duties by themselves with minimal supervision. While the Reserve Program is a recruitment tool and a stepping stone for a full-time law enforcement career, it is also ideal for someone with an established career who wants be involved in law enforcement, and to make a positive difference in their community.
Requirements to be a Reserve Deputy:
- 21 years of age
- No felony convictions
- Valid Washington State driver’s license
- United States citizen
- High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate
- Good physical health and condition
- Other agency requirements…
- Physical Ability for deputy.
- See CJTC Physical Ability requirements at www.cjtc.state.wa.us.
- Structured in-house oral interview.
- Polygraph examination.
- Psychological evaluation.
- Drug screening.
- Criminal history and background investigation.
- Reference check.
- Physical examination.
For more information about our Reserve Deputy program please contact:
Jeff Humphrey by E-mail:
Mat Schlecht by E-mail:
Applications can be downloaded with this link: Reserve Deputy Application
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