Ottawa Police Auxiliary Policing Unit

The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) Auxiliary Police Unit is looking for volunteers. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2016.


The program is intended to enhance community based policing by providing an opportunity for citizens to participate and volunteer with law enforcement. Currently 9 members of the community take part in this program. 


Auxiliary members receive training to assist and support OPS initiatives by participating in public safety, crime prevention and community events. Auxiliary members also conduct routine non-police officer duties as assigned. 


Applicants must be 18 years or older, possess a high school diploma, possess a valid Class G licence, be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, be of good moral character, meet a minimum general fitness level and pass a background clearance check. 


Due to the amount of time required in the selection and training process, OPS requests that all members commit for a minimum of two years with a minimum of 160 volunteer hours per year.


Applications are accepted until May 31, 2016.  To complete an application, click here.