Become an Auxiliary Police Officer


  • Must be a citizen of the U.S.
  • Must of good moral character
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Must possess a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) degree
  • Must be a graduate of the Bristol Tennessee Citizen's Police Academy or has been a member in good standing of the Bristol Tennessee Explorer Post for 2 years or more
  • Cannot have been convicted of or
  • Former military personnel must have
  • Must be in physical and mental condition and

Application Process

  • Submission of:
    • Application
    • Personal history sheet
    • Proof of age
    • Proof of educational requirements
    • Valid Tennessee or Virginia Driver's license
  • Must submit to an Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) records check
  • Must supply a valid telephone number and address
  • Must have dependable transportation
  • Must be able to participate in Auxiliary Officer activities
  • Must not be a Reserve or Auxiliary with another agency
  • Must be able to meet financial obligations for dues, uniforms, and equipment
  • Must successfully pass an oral interview and be approved by the Auxiliary Board and the Chief of Police
  • Background investigation will be completed for all applicants
  • Must undergo a physical and psychological exam

Apply Today

Fill out an Auxiliary Police Application today.