EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department is still seeking new recruits to serve as auxiliary police officers. Applications for these unpaid, volunteer posts must be submitted by 4 p.m. Friday, October 25. Completed applications must be mailed or dropped off to the Edison Police Patrol Bureau, 100 Municipal Blvd. Edison, NJ. 08817; Attention: Lt. Robert J. Dudash Jr.

Auxiliary police augment the Edison Police Department, assisting with traffic and crowd control, security, road closures, extra patrols in parks and public properties, and at emergency or disaster situations.

Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizen, age (18) eighteen or older, with a high school diploma or G.E.D, and valid state driver's licenses. Applicants must be in good physical condition, pass a criminal background check and an interview. The applicants should be Edison residents or live in towns near Edison that do not have auxiliary police officers.

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If selected, applicants must attend the Middlesex County Auxiliary Police Academy from March to mid-June 2020. Training will occur on most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and on some Saturdays during that time.

Applications may be downloaded from the Edison Township website: www.edisonnj.org or from www.edisonpoliceaux.com.