Volunteer Auxiliary

The Mission of the Volunteer Auxiliary of Springfield Police is to support the department by Auxiliary Springfield Township Police Departmentproviding 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

Police Auxiliary

Interested in Becoming a Volunteer

Interested individuals are invited to contact Sergeant Eric East for further information on how to apply. 

Positions Available:

  • Administrative Support
  • Citizens Patrol
  • Technical Services


  • 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:

  • CPR and First Aid
  • Crime Prevention
  • Driver Awareness
  • Introduction to Law
  • Orientation and Organization
  • Radio Communications
  • Ride Alongs
  • Traffic Control