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
Northumbria Police reiterates that it expects the highest standards as officer is banned from driving and fined.
Colleagues pay tribute to former secretary of constables' branch board who died suddenly.
Police Service is taking a hammering amid continuing culture of numerical goals, says academic.
Cumbria Deputy Chief Constable Jerry Graham is poised to take the helm at the force.
Officers' use of less-lethal weapon in custody cells justified but watchdog raises concerns over performance procedures.
Dated telephone transfer of incident data between emergency service control rooms is causing unnecessary delays and potential for error.
Officer praised for building difficult cases with vulnerable victims through his calm, patient and supportive manner.
Justine Curran reveals that workshop will be held to discuss issues raised in Strategic Policing Requirement report.
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