The Mansfield police department uses Auxilliary police officers who supplement its staffing.
Part time officers are eligible to work extra paid details as well as receiving specialized training in a variety of areas. Although in rare cases Part time officers may be eligible for full time employment with Mansfield, many of them go on to gain full time employment as police officers in non civil service communities due to their high level of experience they obtain here.
To become qualified a candidate must have completed the Academy which can be found here
Starting in 2018 the town of Mansfield will require part-time officer candidates to complete two years minimum as a member of the Police Cadet Program prior to being eligible for employment in such capacity.