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LaGrange Police Auxiliary

The Auxiliary Police Unit

The LaGrange Police Department Auxiliary is responsible for multiple activities within the agency. Among the duties required are security details consisting of basketball games, football games, Lions Festival activities, traffic direction, and other details which require police presence. Some security details are paid an hourly rate. Auxiliary Officers also take place in the vehicle ride along program where they assist road officers with everything from traffic stops to criminal arrests. The LaGrange Police Department Bike Patrol also utilizes auxiliaries as a means of community policing, and basic law enforcement during seasonal months. Upon appointment an auxiliary will under go basic police training ranging from the use of Buckeye Codes/Signals, use of short wave radio, basic police tactics on both traffic stops and response to formal complaints, to state certification on the use of batons and OC chemical sprays. The Officer will also have opportunities to take part in firearm training. The LaGrange Police Department utilizes The Lorain County Joint Vocational School fire arm range. Range training takes place once a month during seasonal weather and consists of practical exercises firing Sig/Sauer .45 caliber semi-automatic handguns, Benelli 12 gauge semi-automatic shot gun and the newly acquired Remington .308 semi-automatic patrol rifles. Individuals hired by the auxiliary unit will be supplied with some equipment, however some items will need to be purchased separately. If you are interested in starting a career in law enforcement The LaGrange Police Department is currently accepting applications for part time officer, special officer, and auxiliary police. A downloadable application is available on this web site. Auxiliary Officers are required to work 16 hours a month. All candidates must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Ohio operator license, and be able to pass a background investigation.


LaGrange Village
P.O. Box 597
355 South Center Street
LaGrange, Ohio 44050
Telephone: (440) 355-5555
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