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We have now formally identified 11 victims of the Shoreham Airshow crash http://t.co/OUD1aRFfqc 29/08/2015 14:31:27

@JessicaLHaworth He remains in a stable but critical condition. 29/08/2015 13:35:34

We will be taking part in a minute's silence at 1.22pm today to respect the victims of the #ShorehamAirshow crash. pic.twitter.com/936PiVUCcd 29/08/2015 09:29:58

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of woman in Bexhill http://t.co/Fid1OwHM5F 28/08/2015 20:36:01

See what it's like behind the scenes at Sussex Police in #TheNick starting Wednesday at 9pm on @ITV pic.twitter.com/uRehjwpUzy 28/08/2015 18:59:58

Police and partners working to re-open the A27 at Shoreham following the airshow crash http://t.co/AF3OtlZQQO 28/08/2015 17:24:46

Search update from Shoreham air crash site by DCI Jon Hull https://t.co/GKbLlYNGvF 28/08/2015 16:29:57

Justice catches up with #Eastbourne burglar http://t.co/Tj6IU2X2Ko pic.twitter.com/uDv88aDfb2 28/08/2015 16:00:40

Police seize uninsured scooters in #Shearwater # Eastbourne. Penalties to follow! http://t.co/vpS96oi0V2 28/08/2015 15:58:22

@Mollyoliviaa No problem, glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for coming along. 28/08/2015 15:02:59

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Volunteers

 

Want to get involved with your community and help serve the people in it?

Have you considered becoming a Police Support Volunteer?

Volunteering is fun and challenging and offers a unique opportunity to develop your skills and experiences, try things you've always wanted to do and learn more about how Sussex Police works. Plus, you'll be rewarded with a diverse and supportive environment that can bring personal benefits and a huge sense of community involvement.

Police Support Volunteers are extremely important to us, helping develop Neighbourhood Policing and, therefore, helping Sussex Police engage and interact more effectively with local communities.

We advertise all of our volunteer vacancies here when they become available. If there are no current vacancies but you would like to know more about volunteering please contact the Force Neighbourhood Watch and Volunteer Manager Mark Rendall by calling 101, extension 540111.

Watch a short video about volunteering at Sussex Police by clicking the window below:

WorkWithUsVolunteers 

What to expect

The Sussex Police Support Volunteer Programme was launched in January 2009, with the aim of encouraging individuals to get involved and serve their community by becoming a volunteer.

We currently have over 100 Volunteers who assist in police stations across the county in a range of roles. We hope to increase these numbers by welcoming you to the team.

All kinds of people volunteer, across a wide age range, with a variety of different backgrounds, skills and life experiences. A Police Support Volunteer is a member of the community who assists at police stations or administrative centres, conducting a variety of tasks.

For example, one of the many successful tasks which Volunteers are performing is the staffing of rural police stations, dealing with enquiries and calling back members of the public and letting them know the result of their call. This provides reassurance and helps build public confidence in the Police.

You can learn more about the kind of opportunities available by looking at our current vacancies.

The role of Volunteer is designed to enhance the work of the police and provide additional support in the area where the Volunteer lives or works, by working with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT). NPTs work with partner organisations and the local community to identify and tackle issues of concern within the neighbourhood.

One of Sussex Police's objectives is to have local Volunteers working with NPTs, which enables officers to benefit from their knowledge of the area and community in addition to the skills and experience they bring with them.

Volunteers play a vital role in assisting police officers and staff, who are then able to concentrate on core policing duties. As a result there are more officers on the streets and improved community support.

Read our Volunteer FAQs.

Police Support Volunteers - Current Vacancies

Volunteer Work Experience Coordinator Brighton

Volunteer Court Recorder, Brighton

Ferring Community Police Office

Eastbourne NHW Coordinator

Billingshurst Community Police Office

Seaford Community Speed Watch

Southwater Community Police Office

 

Other volunteering vacancies

Lewes NWA Search Team

North Sussex Search Team

West Downs Search Team

Sussex Search and Rescue

Lowland Search Dogs