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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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Latest Police News

Suspect in murder of PC 'thought he was getting away with it'

Stefano Brizzi told officers he was 'always against murder'.

PC speaks about 'surreal' experience of finding remains of colleague

One of the first officers to discover the remains of PC Gordon Semple has told a court how she was 'shaking' at the experience.

Chief constable under investigation for PCC expenses comments

CC Shaun Sawyer denies any wrongdoing.

Inspector accused of assault blocked from retiring by High Court

Met officer was due to quit and also faces a criminal trial.

New sentencing guidelines for breach of court orders

Draft rules include focus on risk of harm.

Police dealing with more missing person reports

Figures show more than 1,000 calls per day are made.

Axeman who fractured officer's skull cleared of attempted murder

Nathan Sumner guilty of GBH with intent.

Satan-worshipping drug addict accused of murdering PC was 'broken'

Ex-Morgan Stanley worker Stefano Brizzi talked of Satan, blood and pentagrams during addiction meetings, court hears.

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