Since 1968 the Hopkins Police Reserves have assisted the Police Department in a variety of functions. This diverse group of individuals is dedicated to the community, collectively donating over 5,000 hours of volunteer service to the city each year.
Reserve officer assignments include assisting police officers on patrol, crime prevention, community events, animal control and parking enforcement.
Reserve officers attend 40 hours of extensive training offered by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department as well as ongoing training in First Aid/CPR, self-defense, traffic control and crisis intervention.
Each Reserve officer must donate a minimum of 10 hours per month.
Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to individuals who: