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Auxiliary Police provide extra "eyes and ears" for the Police Department by performing uniformed foot, vehicle and bicycle patrols. They are trained to observe and report conditions requiring the services of the regular police. Whenever possible, the... Read more
Auxiliary Police provide extra "eyes and ears" for the Police Department by performing uniformed foot, vehicle and bicycle patrols. They are trained to observe and report conditions requiring the services of the regular police. Whenever possible, they assist in non-enforcement and non-hazardous duties. The following are some areas in which the Auxiliary Police assist the Police Department:
Residential and commercial areas
Community festivals, parades, concerts, street fairs, park patrols
Subway entrances and token booth areas
Perimeter of Houses of Worship
Crime prevention activities
They are civic-minded men and women who volunteer to assist their local Police Precincts, Housing Police Service Areas, and Transit Districts, by performing uniformed patrol in their communities. They are recruited, trained and equipped by the Police Department. They come from many diverse backgrounds and a myriad of occupations throughout the City, such as computer programmers, mechanics, merchants, nurses, security guards, school teachers, students, etc.
At least age 17
Be in good health
Proof of good character and satisfactory background
Must comply with Zero Tolerance Department drug policy.
Able to read and write English
Be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident or authorized to work in the U.S.
Live in New York City or live in one of the six authorized surrounding counties(Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam) and work within New York City
You MUST possess a valid NEW YORK STATE Driver License or NEW YORK STATE Identification Card