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Some Metro Police Reserve Officers Ready To Hit The Streets As Soon As Next Week

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Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are starting a Reserve Officers program. Former officers in good standing are being asked to volunteer at least 30 hours per quarter. We spoke to Chief Lovett today about the need for and benefits of the program.  He says the program will allow the department to get more officers on the street with minimal cost.  Officers will be outfitted and equipped like regular officers, but will have to pay for their own required training hours.  Chief Lovett says there's been a great response so far and the first of the reserve officers could hit the streets as soon as next week.

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