Rome, NY (WIBX) - If you always dreamed of donning a superhero's cape or tapping into your inner crimefighter it's not too late.

As part of its Citizens Corps partner programs, the Rome Police Department is looking for Volunteers in Police Service, or "VIPS."

Successful applicants must be at least twenty-five years old and be able to pass a background check. In addition applicants must have no felony convictions, want to contribute to the community, and be able to pass an oral interview.  For an application click:  Completed applications may be mailed or delivered to: Lt. Jon Carr; Rome Police Department; 301 North James Street; Rome, NY  13440.