Reserve Unit

Reserve deputies


Reserve Deputies are strictly volunteer and perform services for the office without promise, expectation or receipt of compensation for services rendered. Qualified Reserve Deputies assist the office and improve services to the commuity.

The primary responsibility of the Reserve Unit is to assist deputies in the delivery of non-precarious services. Some responsibilities include directing traffic at an accident or fire scene, assisting in the search for lost persons or evidence, providing staffing or security at special assignments and events. These assignments can include stake outs, sporting events, the Dakota County Fair, school functions, and other public events. They also assist in transporting prisoners to the Dakota County Jail, conducting traffic surveys, animal control services, and enforcing various county and township ordinances. Reserves may also be requested to assist members assigned to crime prevention, school liasion, and neighborhood watch programs.

If you are interested in joining the Reserve Unit please check the Dakota County Website under jobs and volunteering for future openings.

For additional information please contact Sergeant Jacobson at (651) 438-4700 or

Last Reviewed: 08/09/17
Last Updated: 08/09/17

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Dakota County Sheriff's Office

1580 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033

Emergency/Non-Emergency: 911