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Attention Nassau County Residents.

The Nassau County 7th Precinct Auxiliary Police Units are conducting ongoing recruitment for new members.

The 7th Precinct units are:

Unit 132 Wantagh
Unit 133 Seaford
Unit 315 Massapequa Park
Unit 316 Massapequa & Plainegde

These 4 Units work very closely. They share the Massapequa Unit HQ located behind the Town of Oyster Bay Town Hall South. They each patrol their own areas but also cover the other's areas as backup. They share the cars assigned to each unit as one fleet. The 4 units work closely with the 7th Precinct POP Unit of the Nassau County Police. Because Auxiliary Police Units were set up under the Civil Defense, the patrol areas do not follow the boarders of the Nassau County Police Precincts. These members may be seen working details outside the 7th Precinct. The Wantagh Unit also answers to the 1st Precinct & the Massapequa-Plainegde Unit also answers to the 8th Precinct.

The Auxiliary Police:

The Auxiliary Police was established pursuant to provisions of the Civil Defense act of 1951
and is composed of civic-minded residents of the community who work together to improve
the level of safety and security in their community. The presence of the Auxiliary Police, in uniform,
on patrol in marked police units has been proven to reduce vandalism and other crimes in the community.

How do you benefit as an Auxiliary Police Officer?

Members attend and complete a 150 hour / 36 -session basic training course which is taught by state certified instructors at the Nassau County Police Academy. To keep our members updated each member must attend in service training which is conducted when required. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training at the Nassau Police/Fire Academy is available to all members after certain criteria is met.

All graduates of the 150 hour / 36 session course are certified as Peace Officers by the New York State DCJS Office of Public Safety. Although auxiliary police officers may not carry firearms in Nassau County, the are trained and certified to carry a police baton and OC spray.  Any member who is interested in being considered for promotions must attend and complete a supervisors course at the police academy. 




Training includes:

Applicants Must Be
  • A United States citizen
  • A resident of Nassau County
  • Of good moral character
  • Between the ages of eighteen and sixty

Applicants Must Be Willing To
  • Submit to fingerprinting
  • Have their background investigated by the Applicant Investigation Unit of the Nassau County Police
  • Submit to a drug test
  • Submit to a psychological examination
  • Submit to a physical exam conducted by the Nassau County Police Department Surgeons Office
    Applicants Must Also Have
    • No criminal convictions
    • No pending criminal charges
    • A valid New York State driver license
    • A high school diploma or GED

Members with certain disabilities may be eligible to serve in non-patrol duties,
such as the Auxiliary Police Communications Unit. If you have any Questions
about the Auxiliary Police or would like to join the ranks of the dedicated members
serving their community, please call 573-8830.


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