Welcome to PoliceSpecials.com
The Special Constabulary is the United Kingdom's part-time police force. It is made up of volunteer members of the public who when on duty wear a uniform and have full police powers. There are nearly 20,000 Specials serving with police forces across the UK, working in all aspects of policing.
Our website and forum is packed with information for anyone interested in the UK's Special Constabulary - whether you're a serving Special Constable, maybe thinking of joining, or simply wanting to find out more about "Specials".
01-04-11: New information added on Special Constable recruitment eligibility
15-02-11: We've added some new information on paying Specials, the 'bleep test', and advice on improving your fitness.
Latest Police News
The importance of cold case reviews and the growing interest in cyber crime features in the latest specialist digest.
PCC appoints new youth commissioner after strict vetting process after first candidate quit role.
Reviews into historic cases remain a vital aspect of policing and promote confidence internally and externally despite budget cuts, study suggests.
In the 18th week of our study series, we look at Fraud, Criminal Damage, offences against the administration of justice and public interest and offences arising from immigration, asylum and people exploitation.
Internal disciplinary proceedings against two personnel are also pending, Agency confirms.
Senior officers ponder next move after tribunal rules that firearms personnel suffered victimisation.
Report says claims officers formed inappropriate relationships while deployed are 'credible'.
Dedicated crime unit will fast-track investigations to ensure quicker justice using new protection orders for victims.
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