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Joining the Newton Auxiliary Police Department


The Newton Auxiliary Police conducts ongoing recruitment for new officers.

 Why Join?

  • You will gain self-satisfaction from giving time to your community

  • Many of our officers have gone on to serve as full- and part-time members of several police departments in Massachusetts and beyond.

  • Some schools offer course credit for successfully completing Reserve/Intermittent Police Academy



  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must have a valid MA drivers License

  • Must hold a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Must be of good moral character (A Felony or Misdemeanor conviction will prevent acceptance)

  • Must be willing to undergo a background check, drug test and psychological testing



More Information

If you have any questions about the Auxiliary Police or would like to consider joining the Auxiliary force, please contact Deputy Chief Silton at 617-527-7447 or or visit our Contact Us page.

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