MLPD: two more reserves


(l-r) Chief Dan Watson, Officer Kevin Reynolds, Officer Jake Guido

(l-r) Chief Dan Watson, Officer Kevin Reynolds, Officer Jake Guido

MLPD Adds Two New Reserve Officers  (News Release)

 On Monday, February 3, Mammoth Lakes Town Clerk Jamie Gray swore in two new Reserve Police Officers.

Town Clerk Jamie Gray swearing in new officers

Town Clerk Jamie Gray swearing in new officers

Jake Guido and Kevin Reynolds are the fifth and sixth Reserve Officers to join the MLPD in the past year.  Both of them completed Level 3 and Level 2 Academy training at Cerro Coso College.  They will be working as Level 2 Reserve Officers.  Level 2 Reserves have full peace officer power when on-duty, but only work under the direct supervision of a regular Police Officer.

Police Chief Dan Watson said, “Level 2 Reserves are a real benefit to the Police Department.  Although they cannot work alone, they make a police unit a two-man car which means only one unit is required to handle many incidents instead of sending two for officer-safety reasons.  Level 2 Reserves expand our ability to handle calls for service and deal with crime and traffic issues.”


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4 Responses to MLPD: two more reserves

  1. Wondering February 4, 2014 at 8:25 am #

    So happy for Jake Guido, that is a great kid who will be a awesome Police Officer. Congratulations Jake!

  2. Local February 4, 2014 at 5:27 pm #

    Just wandering, do reservist get paid and if so what do they make?

    • Dan Watson February 4, 2014 at 7:03 pm #

      In Mammoth Lakes, Level 2 Reserve Officers are paid $23 an hour. They are required to work a minimum of 16 hours a month. Level 1 Reserves, who can work unsupervised, are paid $25 an hour.

  3. Rick O'Brien February 5, 2014 at 7:43 pm #

    Good job guys, when the city gets it’s (financial) act together, you 2 will be first in line for a full-time gig. Congratulations.


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