CARLSBAD, N.M. - The Carlsbad Police Department is dealing with a huge problem.
They're short seven officers.
They say they'll begin testing on January 12 for patrol applicants.
If you want to become an officer in Carlsbad, all you have to do is apply by January eighth at the police department or the city's personnel department.
You can also go online to http://www.cityofcarlsbadnm.com.
Officials say if you already have experience, you may get a higher pay if you're hired.