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APD Expanding Police Reserve Program

Posted by thowens on August 6, 2015

The Auburn Police Department (APD) is expanding its Police Reserve Program. Individuals interested in becoming an APD reserve officer must apply by October 1, 2015.

In order to apply, you must meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 21 years of age or older
  • No criminal record
  • Good driving record
  • Interest in serving the community
    -Traffic assist
    - Parade duty
    - Fill in for officer vacations
    - Community policing programs

  • Volunteer 16 hours per month
    - May include training time
    - 1 meeting per month (Thursday evening)
    - Drive-alongs with full-time officer
    - Fill in for officer vacations
    - Community events
  • Pass physical agilities test
    - 21 (non-stop) push-ups
    - 25 sit-ups in 1 minute
    - 1 ½ mile run in 18:56 minutes
    - 300 meter run in 82 seconds
    - 13.5 Vertical jump from a standing position

“Reserve officers are essential to the Auburn Police Department’s operations,” says Chief Martin McCoy. “Their hard work and devotion to community policing allow us to provide additional support at community events, as well as backup support for our full-time staff.”

McCoy says the reserve officer position provides valuable training and experience to those interested in a law enforcement career.

All reserve officers who fulfill the necessary requirements receive a year-end bonus check as well as an allotment for uniforms and equipment.

Download Reserve Application

 

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