Effective November 3rd, 2021, the mask mandate will transition to a mask advisory.  This will include Holyoke municipal properties such as City Hall and the Annex.

This action does not prevent local businesses or industries from enforcing their own mask requirements.

This also does not apply to the mask mandate in the Public Schools set by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

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Cadet Training Sessions are usually held starting at 0900 prior to a general meeting and / or following a general meeting. Evening classes may be held at a date and time to be determined by AuxCademy Instructors and approved by the AuxCademy Director.

Cadet Training sessions are scheduled within a 9 to 12 month period to graduate as an Auxiliary Police Officer.

Qualifications and re-fresher courses for Auxiliary Traffic Officers are conducted as set forth by the AuxCademy Instructors and approved by the AuxCademy Director.

Jean L. Dietrich / AuxCademy Director

Deputy Director George F. Kiakis / AuxCademy Advisory


AuxCademy Instructors

Maura Shea / Medical / Defensive Tactics

Chris J. Decouteau / Firearms/ Defensive Tactics/ Medical

Bruce Lincoln/ Medical/ Defensive Tactics

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