The purpose of the Franklin Police Auxiliary Services Unit is to augment the Franklin Police Department in cases of emergency and on other occasions, subject to the call for assistance by the Chief of Police or his designee(s), to preserve the peace and order, to protect life and property, and to prevent crime. In order to qualify for the purposes as described, members of the unit undertake and participate in such training as deemed necessary by the Chief of Police or his designee(s) to be considered competent to carry out the duties that are or may be assigned.
The current authorized strength is 15 persons. The requirements to become a Franklin Auxiliary Police Officer without regard to race, sex, creed or national origin are:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a US citizen
- Be of good moral character
- Have no criminal record, in this state or any state
- Be mentally and physically capable of performing assigned tasks
- Successfully complete a background investigation and an interview process
- Be subject to approval by the Chief of Police
Each auxiliary police officer is required to donate a minimum of 50 hours of service per calendar year. All members of the unit are required to attend a minimum of six monthly meetings during the year. All hours spent in training and in monthly meetings will count toward the minimum expectation. As part of the minimum, 4 hours must be worked during the July 4th celebration and 4 hours during the Labor Day weekend fair in St. Martins. Another 8 hours must be served during similar civic and/or community functions as called upon by the department.
Franklin Police Dept.
9455 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI 53132
Hours: 24 Hours/7 Days a Week
911 For Emergencies Only