Police Department - Professional Standards and Training
The Professional Standards and Training Unit, overseen by a Police Lieutenant, serve as the point of contact for most public relations outreach, including Public Information Officer duties. Additionally, employment background investigations are monitored internally to ensure that persons joining the Department meet State and Federal standards for employment in law enforcement, as well as employment standards adopted by the City of Reedley. One of the most important tasks assigned to the Professional Standards and Training Unit is to ensure the highest level of professionalism is carried out by members of the Reedley Police Department. That endeavor is accomplished through continuous audits of personnel performance through internal processes, investigation into citizen complaints and ongoing professional development and training.
Although a police officer is required to complete a rigorous basic police academy and field training program, they are required to attend a minimum of twent