Auburn police force fully staffed

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Auburn, Ala. (WSFA) --  For the first time in several years, the Auburn police department is now fully staffed with 106 sworn officers.

Eleven officers graduated from the police academy.  Three more are set to go meaning for the first time in a very long time, there is no longer an officer shortage.

"A lot of my friends are having a hard time.  It's a wonderful feeling, it's a confidence about myself and a peace of mind, " said Officer Kevin Freeze.

Recruiting is going so well, Captain Tom Stofer says for the first time he can remember there is actually a waiting list.

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