auxiliary officers at the training unit

The recruiting procedure for an auxiliary officer is similar to that of a regular police officer. The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) expects and accepts nothing less than the best.

auxiliary officers training

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have the following:

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada residing within the Regional Municipality of Niagara
  • 18 years of age or over
  • Able to successfully complete standard physical fitness tests
  • Successful completion of Ontario Grade 12 (OSSGD) or its equivalent
  • Valid non-probationary drivers license, class “G” or inter provincial equivalent
  • Free of criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted, and
  • Be of good moral character

How to Apply

The recruiting process begins with a series of tests you will be required to write. The tests include the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and a Written Comprehension Test (WCT).

Physical Test

If you pass the written portion, you may advance to the next stage in the recruitment process, the physical. This test involves running, push-ups, core, and flexibility. Applicants must follow the proper procedures when performing each component.

Physical standards for females:

Age 20-29

Age 30-39

Age 40 & over

  • Maximum level 9.5 (shuttle Run)
  • Maximum level 8/9 (shuttle run)
  • Maximum level 6.5 (shuttle run)
  • 38 pushups (modified)
  • 37 pushups (modified) or more
  • 33 pushups (modified) or more
  • 3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 46 cm. or more in sit and reach
  • 46 cm. or more in sit and reach
  • 44 cm. or more in sit and reach

Physical standards for men:

Age 20-29

Age 30-39

Age 40 & over

  • Maximum level 12 (shuttle run)
  • Maximum level 10.5/11.5 (shuttle run)
  • Maximum level 9 (shuttle run)
  • 49 pushups
  • 37 pushups
  • 31 pushups
  • 3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 2:45-3:00 minutes (core endurance)
  • 45 cm. or more in sit and reach
  • 44 cm. or more in sit and reach
  • 41 cm. or more in sit and reach

Application

Applications are accepted during the fall of each year.  Please keep an eye for the Auxiliary Constable position to be posted on our website and social media accounts for application dates.  Please note: when the Auxiliary Constable position is posted only applications submitted electronically through this website will be accepted.  

You will require the Consent and Release of Liability Waiver signed and witnessed

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If you have any further questions or inquiries, please email our Auxiliary Coordinator.