Auxiliary Qualifications and Duties
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- Be physically and mentally able to perform duties as required
- Possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
- Have current CPR and First Aid certifications
- Have no pending Criminal matters before the Courts
- Have no Criminal Record for which a pardon was not issued
- Are not directly involved in activities which conflict with any Police Service
- Be of good moral character
- Be prepared to take an Oath of Office and Allegiance, and an Oath of Secrecy
- Possess a valid Ontario Driver's License and have a good driving record
- Successfully complete the York Regional Auxiliary Police Service application process.
Auxiliary members are required to dedicate a minimum of 12 hours of active duty a month plus in-service training, meetings and yearly requalification.
Auxiliary members do not receive any payment or remuneration.
Auxiliary Officers do not carry firearms, but they are fully trained in the use of firearms and therefore must qualify annually.
Auxiliary members take pride in supporting the regular service in the delivery of community-based crime prevention initiatives and ground searches for lost or missing persons. Members can also be seen volunteering at community events such as parades and fairs and assisting in car and foot patrols.
Your duties may include:
- Emergency and Disaster Response
- Community-Based Policing
- Crime Prevention Initiatives
- Traffic Control
- General Patrol
- Crowd Control
- Missing Persons Searches