Appointment: The position of Reserve Police Officer shall be appointed by the Chief of Police with the approval of the Mayor and City Council. Appointment is subject to meeting the minimum standards established by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Reserves shall be under the supervision of the commanding officer of the shift to which the reserve is assigned.

Training: Reserves shall satisfactorily complete the established minimum training standards established by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, and shall complete that training within the required period.

Duties: Reserves shall serve as a police officer at the orders and at the discretion of the Chief of Police.   While in the actual performance of official duties, reserves shall be vested with the same rights,  privileges, obligations, and duties as any other police officer.

Uniform: Reserves shall at all times wear a uniform prescribed by the Department unless directed by the Chief of Police or his/her designee to wear alternative apparel for use when engaged in assignments involving special investigation.