The Mission of the Volunteer Auxiliary of Springfield Police is to support the department by providing non-enforcement services that allow sworn Officers to focus on their primary mission of Crime Prevention and Enforcement of the state and local laws.
The Volunteer Auxiliary of Springfield Police is a team of trained citizen volunteers who assist Police with non-enforcement duties and value-added services that allow Officers to focus on crime reduction.
Why Become a Police Volunteer
Assist in controlling, reducing, and preventing crime in Springfield Township.
Contribute to positive communications between your community and law enforcement as a team member.
Gain valuable work experience.
Meet new people in varied settings.
Take pride in knowing you are part of the solution in crime reduction
Interested in Becoming a Volunteer
Interested individuals are invited to contact Sergeant Eric East for further information on how to apply.
18 years of age or older
Current U.S. citizen
Good driving record
Good moral character
High School Diploma/Equivalent
No felony convictions
Pass background check
Valid Drivers License
Attend monthly meetings
Enjoy your time
Good people skills
Have at least 2 patrol members per vehicle/team
Maintain a positive attitude
Present a professional appearance at all times
Volunteer at least 12 hours per month
Wear an approved uniform (provided)
Members do not take enforcement action, carry weapons, or make arrests. Police volunteers will receive training in but not limited to: