Hollywood Sheriff's Station has a very active Deputy Sheriff
Reserve Program. Numerous members of our community serve as
Reserves on their evenings and weekends. With full peace officer
powers while on duty, they help to supplement our full time
Deputies in the areas of patrol, Sunset Blvd traffic
enforcement, special events, warrant service details, and
special operations. Reserves play a vital role in West Hollywood
and help to keep our city a safe place to live, work, shop and
What Is A Reserve Deputy Sheriff?
Deputy Sheriff's enjoy the challenge and excitement offered by
law enforcement, as well as the satisfaction of providing a
worthwhile community service.
Deputy Sheriff's first complete the extensive state mandated
training and then work assignments on evenings and/or weekends
as their regular jobs permit.
Deputy Sheriff's are issued a badge, an identification card,
uniforms, a Beretta 92FS duty weapon, and most other necessary
Deputy Sheriff's have full peace officer powers when on duty,
and if issued a Special State permit, may choose to carry a
concealed weapon when off duty.
Deputy Sheriff's volunteer 20 hours per month of their time with
the regular compensation being one dollar per year.
Deputy Sheriff's may also qualify for shooting bonus pay of up
to $32.00 per month, and some paid special event assignments are
Deputy Sheriff's serve at the will of the Sheriff, must obey all
Department regulations, but do not fall into the framework of
the civil service system.
Deputy Sheriff's supplement the regular operations of the
Sheriff's Department by working in their choice of Uniform
Reserve (Patrol), Mounted Posse, Search and Rescue or as a
Be a United
At the time
of appointment, be at least 21 years of age (there is no upper
Be a high
school graduate or equivalent
valid California Class "C" Driver's License of higher
gainfully employed or a full time student
available to attend the Sheriff's Department Reserve Academy
which is conducted on Sundays (7:00 AM to 5:00 PM) and Monday
& Wednesday evenings (6:00 PM to 10:00 PM)
to subscribe to the oath of affirmation of allegiance for
for the West Hollywood Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Program, or for
further information, please contact our Reserve Coordinator, at