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This is the place to post any questions or comments relating to the Special Constabulary or UK policing generally.

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Questions about Recruitment

Are you thinking about joining the Specials? You can post general questions in here about the recruitment process, and get answers and support from others who are going through the process or already serving as Specials.

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News

Stories in the news relating to UK crime, specials or policing in general which have caught the eye of forum-goers.

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It's the Law


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The place for police officers and those interested in the law to post questions relating to the application of the law and criminal justice in England and Wales or Scotland, and to find updates on changes to key legislation. Note: this area is not intended as a legal advice centre!

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Scenario City

This area of the forum is dedicated to scenarios - "what if" discussions based on real or imagined policing situations. Post your own or answer an existing scenario!

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The Parade Room

Private forum for serving UK police officers (Special and Regular) only. For details of how to get access to this area, click here.

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  6. City of London,
  7. Civil Nuclear Constabulary,
  8. Cleveland Police,
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  13. Durham Constabulary,
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  15. Essex Police,
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  17. Greater Manchester Police,
  18. Gwent Police / Heddlu Gwent,
  19. Hampshire Constabulary,
  20. Hertfordshire Constabulary,
  21. Humberside Police,
  22. Isle of Man Constabulary,
  23. Kent Police,
  24. Lancashire Constabulary,
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  26. Lincolnshire Police,
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  28. Metropolitan Police (London),
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  40. Suffolk Police,
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  42. Sussex Police,
  43. Thames Valley Police,
  44. Warwickshire Police,
  45. West Mercia Police,
  46. West Midlands Police,
  47. West Yorkshire Police,
  48. Wiltshire Police,
  49. Miscellaneous Forces

This is the place for discussion items which are mainly to do with the special constabulary of a particular police force.

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Regulars' Zone

An area for topics which are specific to regular (full time) police officers - like pay and pensions! You can also ask advice here if you are thinking of applying to be a regular.

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PCSOs and Police Staff

A discussion area dedicated to discussion of issues which are specific to Police Community Support Officers and neighbourhood wardens.

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Police Cadets

Are you a police cadet? Or interested in becoming one? This is the place to discuss issues and ask questions!

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Other Emergency Services

An area of the forum for discussions relating to other non-police emergency services, such as Fire, Ambulance, CoastGuard and the like.

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Policing Overseas

A place to discuss policing outside the UK - post pics, ask questions and find answers from our colleagues elsewhere in the world.

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Police Vehicles

Discuss police vehicles here, if you like! Please refer to the pinned post regarding the posting of pictures and the discussion of unmarked/covert vehicles.

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Kit Corner

The place to discuss kit - boots, belt kit, clothing and gadgets as well as useful stuff like books and training aids.
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The Locker Room

Light-hearted discussion of topics which don't really relate to police work... abandon hope all ye who enter!

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The Other Half!

For light-hearted discussion about love, life and relationships.

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The Real World

This area of the forum is for serious discussion of non-police/crime topics which are of interest to forum-goers - news, politics, sex or religion to name but a few...

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Got something to sell? Looking to buy something 'special'? Post details here for other forum-goers to browse. Power Users can post private buy / sell / want ads for free. Classified advertising by prior arrangement (see here for details).

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Clubs, Groups and Teams

You can use this area to share information about teams or groups, sort out socials, share gaming tags, and generally get together with like minded forum-goers.

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You are very welcome to browse our forum as a guest... click on this forum to find out more about the forum, and how to register!

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