Entrance Requirements


  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Suffolk County.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have reached age of 21 by date of appointment.
  • Applicant must be of good moral character, have a clean criminal record and be willing to submit to fingerprinting as part of the background investigation.
  • NYS Driver's license.
  • Applicants must pass medical, psychological and fitness examinations administered by the County of Suffolk.
  • Once accepted into the program, all Auxiliary Police Officers must successfully complete a 125 hour basic training course and contribute a minimum of 10 hours a month to the Auxiliary Police Program.