Police Auxiliary

History & Composition
The Troy Police Auxiliary was formally enacted August 24,1970, by the Council of Troy, Ohio. The Troy Police Auxiliary is authorized up to 25 members and consists of the President (Captain), Vice President (1st Lieutenant), Secretary / Treasurer (2nd Lieutenant), and Sergeant-at-Arms (Sergeant). Auxiliary officers are not commissioned with sworn officer status. Auxiliary officers exist as a support organization to the Troy Police Department and the duties and utilization of such auxiliary members shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the following:

Scope & Limitations of Authority

Auxiliary personnel assist the police department and its members in activities and service related to police operations. The scope and limitations of authority and operations are set by state law and city ordinance; 737.051 and 129.03; rules and regulations set by the Director of Public Service and Safety, and rules, regulations, and scope of operation as determined by the Chief of Police.

Member Duties
Auxiliary members are utilized in directing traffic, crowd control, crime prevention, event parking details/ parking lot security accompanying  sworn officers on patrol, and special events. They assist in training scenarios for sworn officers as roll players. The Auxiliary also handle clerical, filing data entry as required.


 Auxiliary personnel receive training in those areas of anticipated activity/duties. Auxiliary personnel shall be required to undergo familiarization of the Troy Police Departments policies and procedures, sections which pertain to their classification.
Getting Involved
If you are community minded and wants to get more involved in your community or if you are thinking about a career in law enforcement, the Troy Police Auxiliary is accepting applications. The following requirements must be met:
  • You have to be 21 or older
  • No criminal record
  • Be willing to have a complete background investigation
  • Be willing to work 16 hours a month or more
If you are interested in joining the Troy Police Auxiliary or gaining more information, please send an email with your name, address, and phone number or pick-up an application at the Troy Police Department, 124 East Main St.