Reserve Constables

Re-Connect, Re-Engage, Re-Discover

The BC RCMP hires former [retired] RCMP and municipal police officers in good standing, and provides them with opportunities to:

Two reserve constables on the job

Who are Reserve Constables?

In BC there are approximately 100 Reserve Constables, hired as federal government contractors. On-duty Reserve Constables hold the powers and authorities of police officers, and serve in uniform and plain clothes.

What do Reserve Constables do?

BC RCMP Reserve Constables have a wide range of knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and must maintain their fitness for duty. Reserve Constables provide commanders with a flexible resource option in filling short-term staffing vacancies, for example:

I am an RCMP member about to retire, or who has retired/I am a retired member of another Canadian police department. How do I apply?

Contact the Reserve Program Coordinator before you leave the RCMP or within three years after you retire/resign. Reserve Constable applicants are required to have:

Call 778-290-4005 for more information, or contact your local RCMP Detachment.


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