The primary objective of the Burnaby RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program is to participate in community policing activities relating to public safety and crime prevention. The City of Burnaby Auxiliary Constables are unarmed uniformed volunteers who, under the direct supervision of a regular RCMP member, participate in community events, community policing programs and accompany regular members on patrol in a support role.
Many volunteers gain valuable knowledge and experiences in the law enforcement field and go on to become police officers. Others fulfill their desire to serve their community and to make a difference and help make the City of Burnaby a safer place for all families and citizens.
In order to apply you must:
Auxiliary Constables are required to complete an intensive 160 hours to 260 hours of physical and theory-based training which covers subjects such as:
There is a midterm and a final exam.
Auxiliary Constables are under the direct supervision of a regular RCMP member and may be directed to assist with an investigation. They may also deliver crime prevention information at community events, assist with traffic control at parades or conduct safety seminars.
Auxiliary Constables are unpaid volunteers who commit a minimum of 160 hours annually to the program.
Across all of Canada there are 2400 Auxiliary Constables and over 80 in Burnaby. In 2010 Auxiliaries volunteered over 250,000 hours;9984 of those hours were completed by Burnaby Auxiliaries.
For more information please contact the Burnaby Auxiliary Constable Coordinator at 604-294-7983.