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  1. News

    1. UK Policing News

      For debates and discussions on all the latest news from around the UK

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    2. Police Oracle Features

      Read (and reply) only forum for features & news stories from Police Oracle.

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    3. 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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    4. Foreign Policing News

      For all news stories surrounding policing from countries other than the UK.

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  2. General Policing

    1. General Information Area

      Information posts containing frequently asked questions (and in some cases answers) regarding many aspects of either serving in or joining the Special Constabulary.

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    2. General Discussion

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

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    3. 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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    4. The Training Ground

      Posts & topics about training.

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    5. It's the Law

      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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    6. 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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    7. The Parade Room

      Private forum for serving UK police officers (Regulars and Specials), PCSO's and Civilian Staff. For details of how to get access to this area, click here.

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  3. Specific Interest

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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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  4. Off Duty

    1. 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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    2. Forum Introductions

      New to PoliceSpecials.com? Been here a while, lurking but not posting? Introduce yourself to everyone, they're mostly a friendly bunch. Honest!

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    3. The Other Half!

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

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    4. Help me!

      Do you need help with something? Maybe you're having a DIY disaster or need advice on a computer problem? Post your pleas here!

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    5. Marketplace

      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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    6. 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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  5. Police Specials Forum Help & Support

    1. Website and Forum

      Here you'll find help and advice on using our website and forum. Feel free to post here if you have a specific problem or issue with the site, or want to suggest upgrades, changes or enhancements.

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