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Auxiliary policemen, prior to entering on any of their duties, shall receive a course of training in the use of weapons and other police procedures as shall be appropriate in the exercise of the powers conferred on them under this code, which training and course of study shall be determined and provided by the corporate authorities. Each new member of the police auxiliary unit shall serve on probation a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months following the date of his appointment. During the period of probation he shall be a member on probation and shall have only such power, authority, and duties as are assigned to him, from time to time, by the Chief of Police. On completion of six months, and at any time before expiration of 12 months of probation, the Chief of Police may transfer such member from probationary to active status. If the Chief of Police does not transfer such member from probationary to active status before the expiration of 12 months of probation, such member shall be dropped automatically from membership in the police auxiliary unit.
(Ord. 307, passed 11-17-71)