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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".

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17-06-2015: Police Specials Power Users are now able to access a wide range of benefits.
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Latest Police News

Special inspector cleared of travel expenses fraud

Jury accepted that Met Police system was too inflexible for him to hold two addresses for travel.

Jury find police were not responsible for teenager's death

Unanimous conclusion that Jack Susianta died as a result of a drug related accident.

PCC misconduct case passed to CPS

Adam Simmonds faces claims he disclosed sensitive information to a third party.

Force to present retired police dogs with medals

First ceremony will be held in June.

Football policing review publication delayed

Staffordshire PCC announced examination in September last year.

Marathon followed by night duty was no problem for Ash

PC goes above and beyond for police charity and job.

Hillsborough: Legal action launched against South Yorkshire and West Midlands forces

Firm took High Court action last year but it could not be reported until today.

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