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My journey so far

Posted by doc4eva in Sitting Here Waiting, 01 March 2016 - * * * * * · 235 views

I've never written a blog and so I apologise in advance ... Thought it was about time I started blogging as I'm quite often told, I've always got something to say.
02/02/2016 - Here we go I may as well start the blog and share where i'm at at the moment.
My "special" journey began 15/18 months ago I suppose, I had heard word on the street t...


A few weeks in

Posted by connorgurney in Cadet Gurney, 05 October 2015 - - - - - - · 314 views

Having started my initial twelve week training two weeks ago this coming Wednesday, we've so far learned about bullying, equality and diversity.
I've not really got that much to say yet to be perfectly honest as we've not done much. All I can say is that everybody seems nice and we're all getting more confident around each other already.


Me, them

Posted by Hero_613 in 15 years of blood, sweat, tears and happiness., 30 October 2013 - * * * * * · 783 views

This'll be my only post in this blog, and likely one of the few/the only blog(s) I'll ever write. I've decided to set it out like a story with certain chapters to give it a story-esque feel to it, and I won't fully publish this until I'm completely happy with it.
Chapter 1: Early Summer is the best time of year.
I was born on the 2nd of June 19...


The Iceman

Posted by Joker in Blog of a Joker, 27 October 2013 - * * * - - · 793 views

The Iceman So why do they call me The Iceman ?
Well, 'The Iceman' is my real life nickname and is something that was founded by my beloved colleagues in the police. Back in the big freeze of 2012, I was on the night shift and anticipated below freezing weather. As this was going to be the case, I decided to be the smart cookie and ensure I was wearing all...


Please Ma’am, take a walk in my boots…

Posted by potter123 in potter123's Blog, 28 May 2013 - * * * * * · 950 views

I have been a serving police officer for six years. In this time, I have learnt that police officers tend to hang back from the truth when it comes to emotion, and I include myself in that. I have dealt with some serious incidents where I walk away saying I’m fine, and its another day at work, but inside I cant help but feel shocked and on one...


Which Boots to buy...Hmmmm?

Posted by samanthaS in samanthaS' Blog, 14 March 2013 - - - - - - · 826 views

Hey all,
Which boots are the best to buy? and can I use Dr Marten Police Boots? 
Any Advice would be fab!
Sammy :-)


PIR test

Posted by Princessvmh1 in Princessvmh1's Blog, 12 March 2013 - - - - - - · 775 views

Hi anyone that reads this im very new to the site, I have  my PIR test on Monday for north wales police just looking for any feedback or advise anyone can offer

Thank you 👸


The First

Posted by Ecclefechan in A day in the life, 09 March 2013 - - - - - - · 800 views

I have always been interested in writing stories, and it’s something I enjoy. Even if I don’t share them I enjoy the hard work and effort into making something, which other people get enjoyment out of.  
Some info regarding the new blog ;
PC Kaiden Lawson is a fictional character, and those who are; or know a PC of the same name is purely...



Posted by tom hadley 1972 in tom hadley 1972's Blog, 29 January 2013 - * - - - - · 2,743 views

It is with regret that I find myself having to write this disclaimer however in order to protect my name I am left with no choice. And I feel disappointed that some of you are serving Police Officers SHAME ON YOU!!!
Disclaimer & statement:
Unfortunately due to a former girlfriend’s offensive & hate filled...


End of second weeks training summary 02/12/2012

This is just an overview of the second week in training, not a lot happened this week as parts of our training took 3 days for each topic so apologies if it sounds boring.

Day 1: This was a continuation of the conflict management of the training. This is a total of 3 days and we covered body language, personal protection and the ways of encouraging people...


House of Commons

Posted by MrBlonde in A Bodyguard's Blog, 27 October 2012 - - - - - - · 713 views

Just back from another interesting trip - House of Commons this time and although I've dropped off and picked up a number of times outside, this was my first trip inside.

We arrived in plenty of time so he insisted we grab some 'fresh air?!' and exercise while killing some time on the Embankment; we took a nice 'Spooks Stroll' down...


The Last Inspection

Posted by PCW in The Last Inspection, 18 September 2012 - * * * * * · 728 views

The Final Inspection

Author: Author Unknown
The policewoman stood and faced her God,
which must always come to pass.
She hopes her shoes were shining
just as brightly as her brass.

"Step forward now, policewoman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policewoman squared...


little steps to a good future

Posted by StephanieElaine in StephanieElaine's Blog, 18 April 2012 - - - - - - · 743 views

hello all,

My names Stephanie and not long turn 20, right now im trying to understand witch paths i could or should take for what i would like to do. my dream would be a child protection officer. all though i have no idea where to start. i would love to join the specials and even carry on in college.

i guess i just would like some advise on what paths i...


Its been a long time coming

Posted by shaunus1989 in shaunus1989's Blog, 13 April 2012 - - - - - - · 920 views
true story

Well I thought it would be about the right time to try and write in this thing and get down my story for other people to take reference from.

I first thought about becoming a police officer at the age of about 9 or 10. I remember that I always used to watch The Bill and fly on the wall police documentaries (like...


First Entry

Posted by mcguire247 in mcguire247's Blog, 04 April 2012 - - - - - - · 959 views

'ello 'ello 'ello there,

This is just a quick 'up til now' post to get me on my way in my journey to become a Special Constable.

Back in July of last year I saw an advert in the Evening Standard from the met looking to recruit Special Constables. Normally when you get close to the back of the Standard you just brush past the last few...


Diary Of A Special Constable (Part 3)

Posted by Adz5765 in Dairy Of A Special Constable, 23 March 2012 - - - - - - · 1,642 views
dogs, guns, training, police and 2 more...

Diary Of A Special Constable (Part 3) Now, where do I begin!

I decided to do 2 8 hour shifts to make up my hours, to think I wasn't bothered about the shifts I was wrong. My first night I was paired up with a new constable from another force, it was nice as it was somebody new to talk to (make sure you get to know everyone, they're going to be your new family) Our first call, we...


PCSO Assessment Day Sunday 18th March 2012 8:30 start

Posted by Danny1 in BTP PCSO Assessment Day , 14 March 2012 - - - - - - · 1,164 views

Hi im new to this Forum. Iv got my Assessment Day on Sunday 18th March 2012 at 8:30 at Spring House Holloway Road, Just wondered if anyone could give me any advice on what i should expect from the day as im a little nervous with the test due to i have heard good things and bad things about it all over the Net, And also if anyone else is...


I'm not an Anarchist. I promise!

Posted by Shikari in Shikari's Blog, 05 March 2012 - - - - - - · 789 views



The beginning...

Posted by ANDOS in ANDOS' Blog, 29 November 2011 - - - - - - · 717 views

After years of wanting to become a Police Officer (it was a childhood want), I finally took the plung and enquired as to how to go about this amazing career. I was slightly disheartened when I was told that, unfortunatly the police are not recruiting at this time - though their are a number of Volunteer roles I may be interested in.

So I checked the info...


The waiting is over!

Posted by Woody in Becoming special with A&S, 22 October 2011 - - - - - - · 791 views
training; modules;

Well after over a year of waiting I am finally starting training in November 2011. I am both excited and very nervous about the prospect of becoming a warranted officer of the law. (ekk) Even now when I hear myself tell my  friends and family about becoming a special I beam with pride, 13 months ago I could not have imagined where I would be today and...

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