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
Police watchdog finds "insufficient evidence" to establish if four officers committed an offence in the handling of a rape complaint.
Metropolitan Police officer has been suspended and is being held in custody at a London police station following discovery.
Watchdog commissioner rules that there was not much officer could have done during the "immediate irrational act".
A woman who had a child with an undercover officer said she attempted suicide after finding out his true identity.
Detectives responsible for bring most serious female serial killer to justice given investigation award.
Warwickshire Police Chief Constable Andy Parker will leave after serving almost 32 years.
Recipient of the chief constable's award for dedication to duty died off duty last Friday.
South Yorkshire Police under fire for passing sensitive information to journalist.