Do I have
to live in Shreveport to join the Auxiliary?
You must be a citizen of Louisiana and a resident of Caddo
Auxiliary Officers reimbursed/paid for their services?
Auxiliary Officers are volunteers and as such receive no
Auxiliary Training Academy, is there additional training required?
Auxiliary Officers are required to have a total of 24 hours
training each year. This is accomplished at monthly meetings where
general Auxiliary business is discussed and retraining is conducted.
In addition, Auxiliary Officers may attend any class conducted at
the Shreveport Regional Police Training Academy.
Department or city provide insurance in the event of injury while on
Auxiliary Officers are covered by the City of Shreveport's
Workmen Compensation up to $250,000 for injuries they may receive
while on active duty. In addition, they are eligible to join
national groups such as the National Reserve Law Officers
Association which provides accidental death and medical insurance
coverage for officers injured or killed in the line of duty.
Auxiliary Officers issue tickets?
Auxiliary Officers write tickets for Fire Zone and Handicap
parking violations as well as non-moving violations.
Auxiliaries supplied with uniforms and equipment?
The Department supplies uniforms as well as necessary equipment
such as duty belt, radio holder and traffic vest. A cleaning
allowance is also included to keep uniforms neat & clean.
vehicles are used by the Auxiliary?
The Auxiliary has a fleet of 9 vehicles reserved for their use
only. They are regular Police units, complete with radios to be used
the requirements to maintain my position with the Auxiliary?
All officers are required to perform a minimum of 24 hours of
active duty each quarter for a total of 96 hours per year. In
addition they are required to attend all Auxiliary meetings and
training sessions as both are mandatory.
some of the Auxiliary’s request for service?
1. Write accident reports on private lots.
2. Keep fire and handicap parking spaces clear.
3. Traffic control for power lines down or traffic
4. Assist at community functions with crowd control.
5. Be a Police Presence in neighborhoods.