EAST CHICAGO | Police are accepting applications for reserve officers for the city.
Applicants must be East Chicago residents and have a high school diploma or GED, Indiana driver's license and a good driving record.
Those applying must also be at least 20-years-old and have a good credit and employment history. Candidates will have to pass a background investigation and 40 hours of training. Applicants will have to meet state firearms qualifications.
Reserve officers will wear the same uniform and badge as full-time officers and will work about 20 hours per week.
Those interested can get applications at the East Chicago Police Department, 2301 E. Columbus Drive, during business hours.
Officials urge anyone with questions to call Lt. Hector Rivera at (219) 391-8314.