Membership Requirements

Requirements for membership are as follows:

  • Be of excellent character and bear a good reputation in the community
  • Be of good physical and psychological health
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Eyesight 20/60 correctable to 20/20
  • Has never been convicted of a:
    • Class A Misdemeanor
    • Felony
    • Series of offenses showing a disregard for constituted authority
  • Have sufficient command of the English language to carry out duties
  • Must be at least 21 years of age but not more than 55 years at the time of appointment. A candidate who is over 55 but less than 63 years who, in the opinion of the Chief of Police, possesses special qualifications by reason of training, experience or ability, and is in a position to render valuable service to the Auxiliary Police, may be accepted into the department.
  • Must have a valid, New York State Driver's License
  • Must successfully pass medical and psychological testing as well as a drug screen
  • Possess good judgement, tact and initiative commensurate with the position and assignment
  • A resident of Westchester County