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Reserve Class of 2011


Class of 2011


Reserve Deputies are volunteers used to supplement patrol operations and special events within unincorporated Mason County. Serving as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff is a rewarding experience and is an excellent way to serve the community.

To be considered for a position of a Reserve Deputy, Applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age and be a US Citizen
  • Possess a valid Washington State driver’s license
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have no felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions within past 5 years
  • Have no conviction of crimes that would prohibit a Washington citizen from the legal right to possess a firearm Meet the requirements of WAC 139-05-810

As a Reserve Deputy Sheriff, You Will Be Expected To:

  • Interact with the community in a positive manner to cooperatively reach resolution of community needs and to foster positive, effective, and lasting relationships between the community and sheriff’s office.
  • Give advice on laws and ordinances and general information to the public.
  • Exercise powers of arrest and control; defend self, other officers, and use force up to deadly force if required. Arrest, search, transport, and confine offenders.
  • Maintain good physical condition, agility, and coordination to allow performance of the essential tasks of a deputy sheriff.
  • Achieve, demonstrate, and maintain minimum department standards of proficiency and performance in accordance with policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the sheriff’s office.
  • Respond to all calls for service; secure crime scenes; assist in investigations; gather evidence; obtain statements. Interview persons with complaints and inquiries, and attempts to make the proper disposition or direct them to proper authorities.
  • Provide a minimum of 16 hours of service per month to the sheriff’s office to remain as an active Mason County Reserve Deputy Sheriff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

For more information contact LT. Travis Adams – call 360-427-9670 ext. 313.