Sheriff’s Reserve

What is the Sheriff’s Reserve?
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Reserve is a division of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department comprised of state certified law enforcement and correctional officers. Each member volunteers his/her time to assist the Sheriff’s Department in all aspects of law enforcement. Based on their individual qualifications, Reserve members can work in street enforcement, K-9, court, juvenile, bike, jail, road checks and special events such as the St. Patrick day parade.

Why Become a Member of the Reserve?

  • maintain PBLE and PBJA certification
  • proud to be a member of a law enforcement team
  • give back to your community

What is Expected of a Reserve Member?
Similar to a military reserve unit, members are obligated to work at least one eight hour shift each month and you are always on call in case of emergencies.

How do I Join?
Contact  Recruitment & Training at 912-652-7795 and request an application to join the Chatham County Sheriff’s Reserve.

Our Reserve members must meet the same employment standards that our regular officers must meet.

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer.

After your completed application is received, it will be reviewed by the Reserve Commander and submitted to the Sheriff.