Reserve/Volunteer Services

  • Focusing Our Energy

    Self-thought and self-talk are some of our most important weapons

    Article • April 12th, 2011

  • Happy Holidays Reserves!

    Any thing that can be done to increase the number of officers, whether they are full time sworn or part time reserve and auxiliary officers is much needed.

    Article • December 31st, 2009

  • iWATCH For All Of Us

    We have to get it right every time; the terrorists only have to get it right once.

    Article • October 14th, 2009

  • The Perfect Storm is Coming

    Events like Celebrate Safe Communities can open the door to dialogue to hear first hand concerns and perhaps a few tips along the way.

    Article • September 9th, 2009

  • Riding Shotgun

    The recent surge in officer layoffs may give cause to revisit history.

    Article • August 12th, 2009

  • NIM-ed to Death

    Will ICS training destroy our emergency services volunteer base?

    Article • November 7th, 2007

  • Life Can Be Risky

    Based on the statistics of one civilian volunteer per year killed in the line of duty, volunteers are ten times more likely to be killed in a car accident while driving to a police station to volunteer than actually volunteering on the streets.

    Article • April 12th, 2007

  • The True Savings of Reserves and Volunteers

    Savings measured in the use of volunteers can range from negative zero, i.e., it will cost you... to hundreds of thousands of dollars saved in additional services delivered.

    Article • March 8th, 2007

  • The Next Step in Mutual Aid

    Mutual aid agreements for members of law enforcement have been around since the early days of town marshals. However, when it comes to mutual aid agreements for the use of "other than" sworn officers, it's far more the exception than the rule when...

    Article • November 9th, 2006

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