Auxiliary Program

The RCMP Auxiliary Program strengthens community and police partnerships by providing trained volunteers with the opportunity to perform a variety of authorized activities that enhance community policing and crime prevention initiatives.

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In British Columbia, the Auxiliary Program operates under the leadership of the RCMP Commanding Officer in partnership with the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.

Auxiliaries are trained and authorized to perform non-enforcement community policing and crime prevention activities such as:

Volunteers with peace officer status

RCMP Auxiliaries are volunteers who receive a BC Police Act Appointment as a sworn peace officer after completing the approved RCMP and Provincial Ministry of Justice training.

They are required to:



The RCMP provides an Auxiliary with a uniform. The most identifiable markings are


Auxiliary recruits must complete the RCMP training curriculum that includes physical, theory-based and practical training.

Their training includes subjects such as:

Continuous learning opportunities are provided to Auxiliaries, ensuring their skills and knowledge are kept current during their Appointment in the program.

Interested in becoming an Auxiliary?

For more qualification details and information on how to apply, please contact your local RCMP Detachment.


*Please Note*

Thank you for your interest in the North Vancouver RCMP Auxiliary Program. Due to current changes in National standards and program development of the Auxiliary Program we will at this time not be processing any new applications. Please check back to this website in the future for any potential changes.

For application info, contact:

RCMP Auxiliary Program
North Vancouver Detachment
147 East 14th Street
North Vancouver, BC
Canada V7L 2N4

Who We Are

Participants in the program have come from diverse backgrounds, including:

Their ages have ranged from 21 to 60. Some may intend on pursuing future careers in public safety, others wish to develop themselves as professional volunteers in addition to their regular employment, and even some serve to stay mentally and physically active during retirement.

Despite the diversity, commonalities include their strong desire to serve our community and to make a difference.

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