Milbank Police Reserve Program

On September 16, 1998 the City of Milbank was given authorization by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission to implement a Police Reserve Unit. on June 14, 1999 training was completed by five members of the first Milbank Police Reserve class. Since the inception of the Police Reserve Program, the Milbank Police Department has maintained a current staff of certified reserve officers.A reserve police officer is a volunteer position. Each reserve receives training and instructions set forth by the Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission. At the completion of training the successful candidate takes his or her oath of office. Each reserve officer is required to work a minimum of eight hours a month and maintain their certification through continuing training and education.

Members of the Milbank Police Reserve Unit augment the staff of full time officers. Reserves are empowered to enforce state and local laws. They work under the supervision of full time officers.

Individuals interested in becoming a police reserve officer can contact the Milbank Police Department for an application and the standards required to be eligible for the reserve program.

If you are interested in joining the Milbank Police Reserve Program, contact Ted Bray or Jacob Folk at (605) 432-5650 or stop at the Milbank Police Station located at 1001 E 4th Ave, Milbank, SD 57252.

Police Reserve Members

  • Kiel Zinter
  • Rodney Thaden
  • Nic Bray
  • Neil Folk
  • Ricky Bolin