The Decatur Police Department Auxiliary Unit is a volunteer unit which provides traffic control and security for over 45 events a year. Auxiliary officers assist sworn officers during special events and roadside safety checks. The auxiliary officer also patrols the streets of Decatur with the patrol officers and acts as a “backup” officer during shift patrols. The Decatur Police Auxiliary Unit is authorized 40 positions.
The Auxiliary Unit has a rich history dating back to 1971. The Decatur Police Department is extremely proud of the dedication and professionalism of our auxiliary officers.