Join the Reserves
Reserve deputies, a valued resource, supplement the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office regiments. These dedicated volunteers serve the community with no pay and are required to provide a minimum of 24 hours service per month.
Sheriff's Office accepting applications for Reserve Academy - Qualifications & Requirements
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for anyone interested in becoming a Reserve Deputy.
To qualify for the Reserve Academy, applicants must be 21 years of age, no criminal record, good moral character, and have received a high school diploma.
The Reserve Academy consists of 90+ hours of training and will take approximately 5 months to complete. Classes will be conducted at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Academy during weekday evening hours. There will be at least 4 training sessions conducted on Saturdays. Training topics will include legal aspects, officer survival, police investigations, traffic services, and patrol operations. The next Reserve Academy is scheduled to start in July 2017, pending enough participation.
The department requires a minimum number of registered participants to conduct the class therefore interested parties are asked to submit their applications prior to April 2017. For further information contact Laurie Mecum at 985-783-6237.