Nassau County Auxiliary Police

New Hyde Park Auxiliary Police Unit #212

Nassau County Auxiliary Police Unit #212 Auxiliary Police Officers are the “eyes and ears” of the Nassau County Police Department. Auxiliary Police Officers volunteer their time to help deter criminal activity through routine patrols; ensure the safety of residents during various public meetings and community events; manage traffic at parades and festivals; and provide assistance and support as needed. No doubt, you have seen Unit #212 members at the annual Village Street Fair/Community Day, at the Memorial Day and Little League Parades, Village Board Meetings, Village Court, and countless other community events and public meetings held in the Village throughout the year. The Village of New Hyde Park is very fortunate to have the dedicated officers of the Auxiliary Police Unit #212 supporting our community. Each and every member deserves our respect, admiration, and gratitude. A special acknowledgement to the unit members who will receive service recognition awards at this year’s annual Nassau County Auxiliary Police Longevity, Service Award and Promotion Ceremony.

The Ceremony has been postponed to a later date, to be announced, as have all services by the Auxiliary Police due to Covid-19.

Recipients of the 300, 500, and 1000 Hour Awards: Lieutenant Derrick Nankoo 372 hours, PFC Linda Halas-Kaplan 601 hours, PFC Jonathan Levy 578 hours, Deputy Inspector John J. Concannon 1,015 hours

Recipients of the Ten-Year Service Award: Sergeant Ravi Gujral, PFC Jonathan Levy, APO Thomas Varghese

Make A Difference In Your Community

Join Your Local Auxiliary Police Unit

The Nassau County Auxiliary Police is looking for concerned residents between the ages of eighteen and sixty to assist the Nassau County Police Department in protecting our communities. Nassau Residents must meet the following qualifications to become a member of the department.

As an officer, you would assist the Nassau County Police Department patrol the county; assist at parades, community events, countywide events and large-scale emergencies.

Applicants Must Be

  • A United States citizen
  • A resident of Nassau County
  • Of good moral character
  • Between the ages of eighteen and sixty
  • Able to donate a minimum of 12 hours per month

Applicants Must Be Willing To

  • Submit to fingerprinting
  • Have their background investigated by the Applicant Investigation Unit of the Nassau County Police
  • Submit to a drug test
  • Submit to a psychological examination
  • Submit to a physical exam conducted by the Nassau County Police Department Surgeons Office

Applicants Must Also Have

No criminal convictions

No pending criminal charges

A valid New York State driver license

A high school diploma or GED

For More Information…

Call: 516-573-8830 or Email:

Nassau County Auxiliary Police Website:

Nassau County Auxiliary Police Officers attending the New Hyde Park Village Traffic Court

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