Sophie Swales

Sophie Swales

Meet Sophie Swales. TransPennine Express (TPE) Travel Advisor by day, crime fighter by night.

Sophie is one of two newly qualified Special Constables supported by TransPennine Express. 

She has been with TPE for 2 and a half years, and is based at Hull Station.

“I’ve always wanted to be part of the police force. Before applying for my current role at TPE as a Travel Advisor in the Booking Office at Hull, I had just started the recruitment process for Police Community Support Officer – I got through, but only after starting, and enjoying, my job at Hull.

Quote-2 Being sponsored to train and to volunteer by TPE is really the best situation I could have asked for. qupte


“When I was younger I watched every police programme I could find on TV, so my first shift felt awesome. We arrested someone and took him to custody – so I already feel like I’ve learnt a lot. Being sponsored to train and to volunteer by TPE is really the best situation I could have asked for.

“I’ve been brought up to see right and wrong, and want to fix things when I can. I have a strong moral compass, and I think this will come in handy as I get to grips with this new role.”

We have over 300 Special Constables across the force from all walks of life. If you’d like to find out more on how you could join us to make a difference. 

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