The Men and Women of the Somerville Auxiliary Police Department have been serving the citizens of Somerville and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 1942. SAPD is the volunteer division of the Somerville Police Department. Somerville Auxiliary Police Department is one of the oldest and most active Auxiliary Police departments in Massachusetts. As a recognized leader in volunteer policing, we pride ourselves in community oriented policing.

The members of the unit have an interest in law enforcement and come from various professional and educational backgrounds. The Somerville Auxiliary Police Department has many functions, most of which involve a strong emphasis on community-oriented policing. In order to better carry out its day to day duties, the unit is equipped with a Ford Police Interceptor and several patrol mountain bikes.