Want to put something back into the community or
find out first hand what it is like being a police
You will not get a more rewarding
opportunity as a volunteer to improve the quality of life within
your own community and deal with a variety of challenges and
develop a range of skills.
Special Constables have the same
powers and training as regular officers – the only difference is
that they are volunteers. They play a valuable role in solving
quality of life issues, reassuring members of the public, saving
lives and responding to emergencies.
And in return, Special Constables
receive excellent training and a wealth of opportunities and
They deal with local people and
local issues and can be attached to intervention teams (responding
to emergency 999 calls), neighbourhood teams or any of the
specialist posts including Rural Special Constables and Crime
Management Special Constables.
They work alongside regular
officers as part of the extended police family, which also includes
Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), volunteers and
accredited staff from other organisation.
our Special Constabulary video: