Auxiliary Patrol Service
The Auxiliary Patrol Service patrols municipal parks from May until October as well as assists with special events. A minimum commitment of twenty-four (24) hours per month is required for parks patrol as well as ten (10) special events annually. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements and specifications as stated below.
Windsor Police Auxiliary website
Position Duties & Restrictions:
- Auxiliary Patrol members shall be accompanied or supervised by a Windsor police officer while carrying out the duties of a police officer during special circumstances, including an emergency that the members of the Service are not sufficiently numerous to deal with.
- The Auxiliary Patrol may patrol municipal parks that are open to the public without the supervision or accompaniment of a Windsor police officer for the purpose of reporting activities requiring police intervention or to assist the public in contacting the Service.
- By agreement between the Service Administration and the Windsor Police Association, Auxiliary Patrol members may be deployed in civilian clothing, in unmarked police cars, on October 30th (“Devil’s Night”) and in uniform, in marked police cars, on October 31st (Halloween) on an annual basis.
- Auxiliary Patrol members shall maintain a high standard of deportment, discipline, and decorum.
- Auxiliary Patrol members shall not:
a) act in the capacity of a police officer, unless authorized by the Chief of Police;
b) operate any marked police vehicle, except as authorized by the Chief of Police, in accordance with the Police Services Act or in accordance with s.B(3) above;
c) carry any weapons, except as authorized by the Chief of Police in accordance with the Police Services Act;
d) act in the capacity of a bylaw enforcement officer while in uniform or carrying out the duties of an auxiliary member;
e) participate in any R.I.D.E. programs;
f) be deployed to patrol in any park that is closed to the public;
g) conduct any C.P.I.C. inquiries.
The above job description outlines the basic principal functions of the Auxiliary Patrol officer however is not considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in certain jobs.
- is at least 20 years of age;
- is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
- has successfully completed four years of secondary school education or equivalent;
- must possess a valid class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence with full driving privileges;
- must possess valid First Aid and CPR certificates at time of application;
- must provide three acceptable references attesting to the candidate’s good character;
- satisfactorily complete an oral interview;
- consents to a background investigation, the results of which are satisfactory to the Service;
- is physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position and satisfactorily completes a physical examination by a medical practitioner;
- possesses an acceptable work record;
- agrees to be bound by Oaths of Office & Secrecy;
- successfully completes all Auxiliary Patrol recruit training.