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2/4/07-Tyler

Tyler Police Looking For Police Officers

An East Texas police department is trying to add to it's force, and they're actively searching for qualified candidates to become new officers.   This morning, Tyler police held an open house to inform prospective officers on what it takes to be a peace officer. Right now, the police department is looking to hire eight more officers.  

"Probably nationally we are above average as far as our staffing goes, but we are allowed 182 officers," said Sergeant Rusty Jacks, Tyler Police Department. "We are approximately ten short right now, which is about average, but we like to keep fully staffed. " If you would like more information about joining the department, call Tyler police.

Molly Reuter, reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

 

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