Roselle Park seeks volunteer auxiliary police officers

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Roselle Park Police Department is currently seeking volunteer auxiliary police officers. Candidates must be between 18 and 65 years of age, and satisfy a thorough background investigation. Auxiliary officers are required to volunteer a minimum of eight hours a month and attend one monthly training meeting.

Functions for assignment to auxiliary police officer include: traffic and crowd control; assistance with staffing and functioning at events or during emergencies, and maintenance of order as required or directed.

Beginning in February 2016,auxiliary police officer must complete a 12-week basic auxiliary training program conducted by the Union County Police Academy in cooperation with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Classes will be in the evening twice weekly, and during the day on Saturday. Applicants need not be residents if their local police department does not host an auxiliary program and they live within five miles of Roselle Park.

Applications are available at the Roselle Park Police Department Records Bureau, and are due by Friday, Dec. 18. The Roselle Park Police Department is located at 110 East Westfield Ave. in Roselle Park. Further inquiries can be made to Ptl. Alex Lanza at alanza@roselleparkpd.org or Lt. Theodore Dima at tdima@roselleparkpd.org.

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