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Please be advised that in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, city offices will be closed beginning at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and through the day on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th.

The City of Holyoke wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Interesting in becoming a member?

Applicants must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Must apply in person to complete application inquiry.
  • Be 21 years of age.
  • No visible tattoos or piercings.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Live in Holyoke or surrounding areas within a 20 mile radius.
  • Must have working telephone and e-mail communications.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License in good standing with the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
  • Successfully complete the background investigation process by the HPD.
  • Upon applying to be a member of the Holyoke Auxiliary Traffic Division, said candidate must have a License To Carry (LTC) permit in his/her possession. LTC should also state that said LTC should have under the restrictions ” NONE”
  • Successfully complete the required training as conducted by certified Holyoke Auxiliary Traffic Instructors at Division AuxCademy.
  • Must attend Training Sessions and 5 Meetings per year.
  • Required to perform a minimum of 50 hours of Field Operation Services.
  • Must not be a member of any other Law Enforcement Agency.
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