The enhanced Auxiliary Constable Program compliments the Community Policing Program. Auxiliary Constables are volunteers from our local community interested in giving back.
Some of the duties our Auxiliary members take part in are: regular patrol, traffic stop/check points, crime scene security, assistance with crime prevention, victim assistance, safety presentations or attend court to provide evidence.
If you are interested in becoming an auxiliary constable, check the Employment page under contact us for open positions.
The Victim Assistance Program is designed to enhance the capacity of the police to deal with spousal abuse situations, particularly when they have the potential to escalate or end tragically. The program utilizes the services of trained volunteers who ensure that victims are made aware of all services and resources available to them.
2013 has seen the addition of a new auxiliary position of Police Chaplain. The Bridgewater Police Service is pleased to Welcome Chaplain Paul Jensen.
The role of the law enforcement chaplain deals primarily with law enforcement personnel and agencies. The chaplain responds to these unique needs and challenges with religious guidance, reassuring and trustworthy presence, resources and counselling services. The law enforcement chaplain offers support to law enforcement officers, administrators, support staff, victims and their families, and occasionally even the families of accused or convicted offenders.
Auxiliary Sergeant Creig Veinot is the owner/trainer of Miss Reba and DAX. They have been very successful in locating lost and stolen items and in the tracking of individuals. Reba has been working with the Bridgewater Police Service since the retirement of Sgt. Pepper in 2007 and has proven to be a most valued member of the service. June 2012 saw purchase of a 12-month old German Shepherd to work alongside veteran 7-year old Reba. Dax has been trained in tracking, article searching, and building searches. In November 2012, he passed the Search and Rescue Certification exam. Training never ends at the Police K9 Unit, with weekly team training sessions, including two kilometer tracks, so that when the call comes, the team is ready