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Auxiliary Police Officer (Sworn)
Position Description

This volunteer position is under the direction of the Onondaga County Department of Emergency Management Auxiliary Police Services.

Pursuant with Federal, State, applicable Local Laws, and the Onondaga County Auxiliary Police Services Standard Operating Procedures, appointment as a volunteer auxiliary police officer is contingent upon regulated minimum standards and the ability to perform all essential duties, with or without any reasonable accommodation, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Auxiliary Police Service operates in a paramilitary command and control structure common to law enforcement agencies. Adherence to official policies and procedures, military courtesy, professional and ethical conduct is expected. Prohibited conduct will be grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion.

Due to the nature of the position and duties, sworn officers are privy to complex and confidential information including law enforcement data, emergency plans and operations, and confidential information or intelligence not authorized for public dissemination. Strict rules govern appointment of Auxiliary Police Officers. Each candidate is subject to an in-depth screening process to determine suitability for appointment.

For additional position requirements call the Department of Emergency Management (315) 435-2525.


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