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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Auxiliary Traffic


Auxiliary Police Division HQ
War Memorial Building
310 Appleton Street

Have you ever asked yourself, what can I do to improve my community?


The Holyoke Auxiliary Traffic Division is a volunteer, trained and uniformed division of the Holyoke Police Department.  It consists of an Auxiliary Police Chief, Commanders and Supervisory Officers and also comprises of 70 plus members.

The Auxiliary Traffic supports the Holyoke Police Department’s Bureau of Field Operations for services such as the Saint Patrick’s Road Race and Parade, Boston Marathon at Hopkinton,  Our Lady of Fatima Candlelight Street Procession at Ludlow, Annual Fireworks, Celebrate Holyoke,  Memorial Day Parade, Local Church Details, Parades, Veteran's Ceremonies, and Emergency Services.

Three marked police cruisers are assigned to this division to facilitate their duties.

They also have a Special Uniformed Honor Guard

Miguel DeJesus Sr.

Jose Torres

John E. Smith

Pierre S. Dion

Vincent C. Dion

Sebastian Villanueva

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