FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Auxiliary Police are recruiting for a new volunteer position – Community Service Officer.
The police will hold an informational session on the new position as well as information on how to become an auxiliary police officer on Tuesday night, April 23 at 7 p.m. at the police station.
All are welcome to attend.
All new members will be expected to complete the training program for the position applied for, and commit to between 10 and 20 hours of community service each month.
The new Community Service Officer will participate in a 50-hour training program consisting of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from FEMA, as well as additional medical, traffic control and self-defense training.
Auxiliary Police Officers participate in 428-hour reserve police academy offered through the State.
If you are interested in community service, over 18 years old, a US citizen, have graduated high school (or have a GED), have no criminal record, and live or work in Framingham you are invited to attend the information session to learn more.
All applicants will be subject to written entrance examinations, interviews and background verification.
Captain Marc Spigel, Commanding Officer of the Framingham Auxiliary Police said “We are currently looking for individuals who live or work in Framingham who have a strong interest and commitment to community service. We are hoping that the new Community Service Officer position we are adding to our auxiliary police program will attract more members of our community who are not able to commit to the training required to become an auxiliary officer, but still want to be part of providing public safety in our community.”
The Framingham Auxiliary Police is a VOLUNTEER organization that has been assisting the Framingham Police Department for more than 76 years.
Membership in the Framingham Auxiliary Police provides a means for residents of Framingham to make their city a safer and better place to live and work.
The Framingham Auxiliary Police is also a component of Framingham Emergency Management, and is trained and prepared to assist our community in the event of an emergency or disaster.
The Framingham Auxiliary Police collectively provide approximately 3,500 hours of community service each year to the city. Our community service includes activities such as weekend patrols, assisting at community events, road races (including the Boston Marathon), and the Concerts on the Green.