The City of Philadelphia and the Fraternal Order of Police have agreed to expand the use of civilians within the police department.
Duties that will be reassigned include traffic enforcement and ticketing abandoned cars, 6ABC reports.
According to the arbitration award, the new workers will hold the title of "Public Safety Enforcement Officer."
Hiring should begin early next year.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said this will allow officers to be reassigned to roles within the department where "their skills, experience and law enforcement powers can be more effectively utilized."