Reserve Officer

An important part of the complete success of the police department includes part-time officers who provide the same quality service to the University community as full-time officers. Reserve officers are paid to work various special events that are scheduled on University properties throughout the year. These special events include but are not limited to Carolina football and basketball games, dances, performing arts events, etc. Reserve Officers are vested with the same rights, privileges, duties, and obligations as full time officers while on duty.

The UNC Department of Public Safety is dedicated to providing our reserve officers with professional training and practical law enforcement experience. The application and approval process must meet the same requirements as applicants for full time positions. Applicants must be currently certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission.