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Event - Special Constable (Volunteer Police Officer) Information Session - Thursday 27th July 2017

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Are you interested in becoming a Special Constable in Hertfordshire?  Come along to our Information Evening!

Hertfordshire Constabulary is holding an information evening at Moorpark Golf Club, Rickmansworth on Thursday 27th July 2017 for anyone interested in becoming a Special Constable.  The event will begin at 7pm and will end at approximately 9pm.

The force is actively looking to recruit new Special Constables and Rural Special Constables to join the team already keeping Hertfordshire safe.  

During the evening senior officers from the Special Constabulary will talk about the role of a Special Constable and Rural Special Constable, the application process, the training and the level of commitment expected from officers.  There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Anyone attending the event will need to register beforehand.

For further information about the event and any general enquiries please contact Charlotte Baker, Attraction & Engagement Officer, on charlotte.baker3@herts.pnn.police.uk or 07590 459854.

The closing date to register is Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 23:55 or when number of places has been reached so don't delay.  We look forward to seeing you. 

Special Constables and Rural Special Constables

Special Constables have full police powers, uniform and protective equipment and work alongside the regular force.  As volunteers, Specials are not paid but expenses are reimbursed. 

Specials can get involved in a range of policing activities from high visibility patrols around pubs and clubs and tackling antisocial behaviour, to being called to assist at the scenes of incidents such as road traffic collisions, burglaries or assaults. 

Those with an interest in the countryside and rural issues could be perfect as a Rural Special Constable.  Rural Specials are dedicated to the needs of rural communities and have been specially trained to have an understanding of rural issues and the countryside they serve.  They work alongside the force‚Äôs Rural Operation Support Team (ROST) and local Safer Neighbourhood Teams.  

They can be involved in everything from investigating heritage crime and hare coursing, to tackling poaching and investigating wildlife offences. Like regular Specials, Rural Specials have full police powers, but some patrol local areas on an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) or quad bike. 

Visit http://www.hertspolicecareers.co.uk/special-constables/and browse the pages to find out more.

 

This opportunity is closed to applications.