The Edison Police Department is currently looking for applicants for the position of Auxiliary Police Officer. The Auxiliary Police Officer position is an unpaid volunteer position for anyone (18) Eighteen years of age and older, a United States Citizen, possessing a high school diploma or G.E.D, in good physical condition, possessing a valid N.J. Driver’s License and is able to pass a criminal background check and interview. The applicants should be Edison Residents or from towns within close proximity to Edison Township that do not have Auxiliary Police Officers of their own.

The Auxiliary Police augment the Edison Police Department by assisting with: traffic control functions, crowd control and security, road closures, extra patrols in public parks and properties, and call outs for emergency or disaster situations.

All applicants if selected will be required to attend the Middlesex County Auxiliary Police Academy which starts in early March 2016 and extends until Mid-June 2016. The training will occur on most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and some Saturdays during that period of time.

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If interested in applying for the position of Auxiliary Police Officer, please contact Sgt. Robert J. Dudash Jr., Auxiliary Police Liaison at 732-248-6442 or via e-mail to rdudash@edisonpd.org . Applications can be downloaded from the Edison Township Website: www.edisonnj.org or from www.edisonpoliceaux.com

Completed applications must be mailed or dropped off to the Edison Police Department, Police Administration Bureau, 100 Municipal Blvd. Edison, NJ. 08817, Attention: Sgt. Robert J. Dudash Jr., Auxiliary Police Liaison. Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4:00pm to be considered for the anticipated 2016 appointment process.