How to Volunteer As an Auxiliary Police Officer?

Answer As state and local budgets across the U.S. get ever tighter and community services like the police face layoffs and cutbacks, many have begun to increasingly rely on volunteers to perform routine a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Volunteer As an Auxiliary Police Officer

Is a police officer allowed to give someone a summons if they are in the auxiliary program?

Usually, yes. The specific answer will depend on state law and department policy, but auxiliary generally do have police powers.

Can an off duty police officer who you cut off have a ticket issued to you after the fact by another police officer in Ontario?

Should a off duty police officer inform you that he is a police officer?

I say yes Why should he, do you feel tat you have to tell people what you do for a living. No he doesn't have to tell you. Added: The above answer is true insofar as it goes. Additionally, howeve... Read More »

Do auxiliary police officers get paid?

City of Glen Cove, N.Y. pays their Aux. P.O.'s minimum wage. (No F.T. work or health, time off, pension benefits etc. provided.)Another View: It would depend entirely on the jurisdiction in questio... Read More »