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The Commander of the unit is the senior officer, Commandant of the organization, reports to the Sheriff, and coordinates with outside agencies. The Commander is responsible for operational command of the unit, chairs meetings, develops and approves the overall training and doctrine, and is responsible for the functioning of the Auxiliary as a smooth unit. The Commander generally bestows major awards, promotions, and discipline except when the Sheriff reserves that role or delegated to the XO.
Reporting Requirements:

  • The Commander endorses and forwards quarterly reports from the command staff, adding a cover letter and summary of overall activity.
  • The Commander meets, usually monthly, with the Sheriff.
  • The Commander prepares or delegates and endorses organizational policy documents.