Become a Special - join us to make a difference
Our Special Constables volunteer to keep communities
safe – experiencing the varied challenges of policing the
Receiving specialist training in law, first aid, self-defence
and police procedure, they have the same powers as full-time
officers - dealing with offenders, victims of crime, vulnerable
people and the diverse community.
With over 300 officers - across England,
Scotland and Wales – our Special Constabulary play a crucial role
in helping the nation’s public get home safe, secure and on
- Increased self-confidence
- Boost your CV
- Opportunity to make a difference in the community
- Specialist training in law, first aid,self-defence and police
- Same powers and uniform as full-time officers
- Travel benefits (dependent on location)
Could you make the difference?
Video: Special PC Katielyn Rutter and
Special Insp John Riley answer your questions about what being
a Special Constable entails and why you should apply.
To why John and Phoebe became a Special and how it’s made a
difference to them.
Frequently asked questions to find
out more about what it takes to be a Special Constable.
Special officer in another
UK Special Constables (with independent patrol
status) - currently serving or who have been serving during the
last 12 months - can join us after completing a short course.
Contact our recruitment team to find out more:
phone 0121 634 5670.