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Reserve police officers are individuals who have careers in another profession,
would like to volunteer to serve the community as a reserve officer,
and are trained by the Los Angeles Police Academy.

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New York City has 36,000 police officers. Chicago has 20,000 police officers. Los Angeles has 10,000 police officers.

The Reserve Corps is a vital asset for the reduction and prevention of crime in our city. This program is the finest example of true community policing in the United States. Become a part of the team.

Attend an orientation seminar! Until further notice due to COVID-19 protocols, orientations are being held via electronic media. Please submit an information request form to be invited to our next event.


For more information, call (213) 486-6000 or email lapdreserves@lapd.lacity.org.