Auxiliary Constables Program

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The Mandate

The mandate of the Auxiliary Constable program is to strengthen community and police partnerships. It provides an opportunity for citizens to perform authorized activities that address the cause of and/or reduce the fear of crime and disorder.

British Columbia's Auxiliary Constables are volunteers under the command of the provincial police force (RCMP) or an independent police department. Their primary purpose is to participate in community policing service activities related to public safety and crime prevention. They are unarmed and perform duties under the direct supervision of a police officer or under the general supervision of the Detachment.


If you are interested in our program watch for future recruiting announcements. We are currently recruiting new Auxiliary Constables.

Shawnigan Lake Detachment (Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake)

Lake Cowichan Detachment (Lake Cowichan, Youbou, Dhitidat, Honeymoon Bay)

Ladysmith Detachment (Ladysmith, Saltair)

North Cowichan Duncan (Chemainus, Crofton, Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Glenora)

RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program "E Divison"

The Auxiliary Constable Program is designed to strengthen community and police partnerships by providing volunteers with the opportunity to perform various authorized activities.  The primary purpose of this program is to participate in community policing activities throughout the province relating to public safety and crime prevention.

  • A minimum age – 19 years Canadian Citizen Minimum education requirement - High School Diploma
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • Must Meet Medical Suitability Standard
  • Applicants must attain RCMP reliability status
  • Approximately 90 hours of classroom training
  • Approximately 40 hours of additional training outside a classroom environment on topics such as officer safety techniques and foot drill
  • Attendance to all training days is required
  • Classes are usually two training sessions per week
  • Students must successfully pass a mid-term exam and a final exam

Contact Us

Duncan/North Cowichan Community Policing & Crime Prevention Office
#3 - 149 Canada Avenue
Duncan BC V9L 1T4
Phone: 250-701-9145
Fax: 250-701-9147
Manager: 250-701-9146

Cowichan Bay Community Police & Crime Prevention Office
1721 E Cowichan Bay Road
Cowichan Bay BC
Phone: 250-701-0961
Fax: 250-701-9160

Chemainus Community Police & Crime Prevention Office
9847 Willow Street
Chemainus BC VOR 1K0
Phone: 250-246-4382
Fax: 250-246-9174

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About Warmland Cops

Community Policing is a collaborative effort between law enforcement (RCMP) and the community to identify problems of crime and disorder and involve all elements of the community in the search for solutions to these problems.
We invite you to have a look at our website and seize the opportunity that waits for you.
From Citizens on Patrol to SpeedWatch or Coastal Watch, there is sure to be a section where you will find your niche. You can be an active part of creating a safe community.