Wayne County, IN Sheriff's Office

UVSU (Reserve) Officer Training

Upon being hired, new UVSU officers will complete the following training:
  • Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Pre-Basic Course
    • 40 Hours
    • Training consists of an overview of criminal and traffic law, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, domestic violence, mental health awareness, among other topics.
    • Completion of this course gives a new officer police powers only during authorized reserve activity or events.
  • Orientation
    • Upon completion of the pre-basic class, UVSU officers will attend an orientation program which is "on the job" oriented.
  • Classification
    • Probationary Officers have completed the 24 hour pre-basic and orientation. They typically work security details (such as the Wayne County Fair, security for sports events, etc), always with other UVSU officers.
    • 2nd class officers have completed an 120 hour field training program. They can perform patrol duties with 1st Class Officers and other duties such as out of state transports.
    • 1st Class Officers have completed a full 650 hours of field training and are permitted to perform regular patrol duties.
UVSU Officers are required to complete at least 24 hours of training yearly.

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