Contact City Hall: 763-753-2630

Reserve Unit

Reserve Unit

The St. Francis Reserve Unit is a volunteer organization committed to assisting the Police Department and the St. Francis community with a wide variety of tasks and assignments. New reservists are schooled through the Anoka County Police Reserve Academy, including training on police skills, tactics and other duties. The Reserve Unit has been in existence for approximately 40 years.

The St. Francis Reserve Unit is made up of men and women who volunteer their time and effort to help make St. Francis a safe and enjoyable community in which to live, work and play.

The Reserve Officers assist the St. Francis Police Department with both police related and civic duties.

The Police Reserve Unit is currently looking for adult volunteers 18 years of age or older. It is not only an excellent opportunity of students who are pursuing law enforcement as a career, but for any citizen who is interested in volunteering to help the Police Department. If you want a fun, challenging and rewarding way to give back to your community, become a Reserve Officer. All training, uniforms and equipment is provided by the St. Francis Police Department.

Minimum requirements

  • Successfully complete the Reserve Officer Field Training Program.
  • Work at least 8-hours per month as assigned.
  • Attend meetings, unless excused.
  • Attend mandatory training sessions and other mandatory assignments as ordered by the Police Reserve Coordinator(s) and/or the Chief of Police, unless excused.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Acceptable, valid Minnesota driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of English, spelling, grammar, punctuation and a vocabulary so as to write legible and   comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to maintain a positive image to the public.
  • Must be in good physical and mental health.
  • Must display a strong desire and commitment of volunteer service to public safety.

For more information or to schedule or coordinate events utilizing the St. Francis Reserve Officers please contact Reserve Captain Richard Johnson at 763-235-2307 or email at

City Hall

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday (Closed Fridays)
Phone: 763-753-2630
Fax: 763-753-9881
23340 Cree Street NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

Public Works

Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Phone: 763-233-5200
Fax: 763-233-5205
4058 St. Francis Blvd. NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

Police Department

Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Phone: 763-753-1264
Non-Emergency: 763-427-1212
Fax: 763-235-2319
4058 St. Francis Blvd. NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

Fire Department

Non-Emergency: 763-753-2334
3740 Bridge Street NW
St. Francis, MN 55070