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Waterloo Recruiting Volunteer Officers
WATERLOO, IA (AP) -- Waterloo area residents are being encouraged to apply to be volunteer police officers.
The volunteers will have the opportunity to become reserve officers with the Waterloo Police Department if they are accepted.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports applicants who are accepted into the program will receive more than 200 hours of local training and more than 160 hours of field training to meet Iowa standards.
Informational meetings have been scheduled for July 22nd 2014 at 6:30 p.m. and /August 12th 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at the Waterloo Police Department Training Center at 349 North Elk Run Road. Those interested in applying are urged to attend one of these sessions.
Any person who meets the qualifications is welcome to apply. To do so, a letter of Interest and Resume should be sent to Lieutenant Al Carrier (Reserve Unit Liaison) at the Waterloo Police Department, 715 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, Iowa 50703, no later than August 29th 2014 by 5:00 p.m.
The applicants also must be at least 21, hold a high school diploma and have a valid driver's license.
AP contributed to this report.