Volunteering as a Special Constable is hard work but is
ultimately very rewarding.
You already have a career - now you want a different challenge
in your spare time. If you can commit to at least 16 hours a month,
bring integrity and common sense to everything you do and stay calm
under pressure, we want to hear from you.
As volunteer Police Officers, Special Constables have full
police powers, uniform and equipment and work alongside full-time
Police Officers and PCSOs to help protect and serve the people of
Volunteers for the Special Constabulary come from all walks of
life. You may be at home, bringing up a family, or employed in any
one of a wide variety of jobs. The diversity and varied experiences
of the Special Constabulary helps the police service to represent
the communities they serve.
Thinking of applying?
- Click here to find out more about what will be
expected of you
- Click here to find out what serving Special
Constables say about volunteering with us
- Click here to read our application criteria and
process briefing pack
Still interested? Great! For information about recruitment
please see the below.
The recruitment window is currently open between
Thursday, 1 and Monday, 19 October.
If you are interested in applying, please see our Current
Vacancies and search for 'Special Constable' in the keyword
search, this will show you any current open adverts. If there is
not a current advert then please register for a vacancy
We will be opening for applications on several occasions over the
year and will publish key dates for the process in the advert.
If you are a Special Constable with another force and interested
in transferring then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to find out what serving Special
Constables say about volunteering with us.
Click here for a list of our Specials
Constables on Twitter.