Whereas, pursuant to G.S. § 160A-282(a) and (b), a municipality may provide for the organization of an auxiliary police department made up of volunteer members; and by resolution may provide that while undergoing official training and while performing duties on behalf of the town pursuant to orders or instructions of the Chief of Police of the town, auxiliary law enforcement personnel shall be entitled to benefits under G.S. §§ 97-1 et seq., the State Workers’ Compensation Act and to any fringe benefits for which such volunteer personnel qualify; therefore, it is hereby established within the Town Police Department, as a division thereof, an Auxiliary Police Division. The Auxiliary Police Division shall be a volunteer organization, whose members shall serve without compensation, composed of as many members as may from time to time be determined by the Town Board of Commissioners.
(Res. passed 6-6-2005)