All Auxiliary Officers also known as Special Officers on the Tisbury Police Department are certified Police Officers that have completed the Basic Reserve Academy through MPTC. On the Department, they work to supplement the regular, full-time officers with the performance of their duties in the maintenance of law and order.
They are under direct supervision of the shift supervisor and the general supervision of senior full-time officers and are tasked with various forms of patrol: foot patrol, cruiser patrol, and parking enforcement.
Special officers are employed year-round, but are utilized most during the summer months.
The Tisbury Special Officers are: