The Saint John Police Force Auxiliary is comprised of citizens from the community who offer their services to assist the police force in emergencies or with the regular force duties. Auxiliary police members are trained to Force standards and, under the Police Act, have all of the authority, privileges, rights, and immunities of a peace officer when working under the supervision of a regular member of the Force.
The Auxiliary Program is and will continue to be an integral part of the community and a successful partnership with the Saint John Police Force. Note, we are not currently recruiting.
Guiding principles of the Auxiliary Program of the Saint John Police Force
Inherent to their unique position in this organization, Auxiliary Members are models and representatives within the community. The fundamental value system revolves around integrity, authenticity, respect, and professionalism.
With their value system at the nucleus of their behaviour, Auxiliary Members are accountable to the members and communities they serve.
Through the genuine expression of their value system, Auxiliary Members continue to provide the unique channel between community and police.
The Auxiliary Members' passion for service excellence is underscored through their commitment to delivering value to the organization and communities they serve.
In order to make application as a candidate into the Auxiliary Program, the following basic requirements must be met:
- be a Canadian citizen
- be of good character
- be proficient in English
- have no criminal record
- have a Canadian secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalent
- possess a valid Canadian driver's license
- be 19 years of age
- be physically fit
Minimum service standards
The unique responsibilities of Auxiliary Members extend outside the boundaries of mainstream volunteer organizations. The following standards are meant to maintain the integrity of the Auxiliary Program:
- Minimum commitment of 100 hours per year fulfilling the requirements of an Auxiliary Member
- Community Services
- Patrol Services
- Regular meeting attendance
- Attend all training functions
- Proper uniform in accordance with Standard Policy
- Monthly time reporting
- Maintain requirements as defined by NB Police Act
Candidate Selection Process
- Process application/resume
- Candidate CPIC verification (criminal record)
- Initial candidate elimination
- Medical examination (candidate expense)
- Candidate interview process
- Second candidate elimination
- Pre-employment interview
- Final candidate elimination
Those successful candidates will proceed to the Training Program.