Special constable

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SPECIAL CONSTABLE. One who has been appointed a constable for a particular occasion, as in the case of an actual tumult or a riot, or for the purpose of serving a particular process.

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Chief Supt Graham Hall, from the force's Neighbourhood command said: "The awards are a true testament to the exceptional talent of our special constables and highlight the enormous contribution they make in both supporting regular colleagues and improving people's lives in County Durham and Darlington.
And in Middlesbrough, other special constables are attending the Mela today and tomorrow.
In addition to the volunteer staff members there are also 70 special constables working through the district with a further 50 currently going through training.
In his Police and Crime Plan for the next 12 months, Mr Roddick laid out his proposals to recruit more Special Constables and specialist volunteers, as they "add value to the quality of policing".
These recruitment and marketing activities form a part of wider project that seeks to completely alter the use, deployment and development of Special Constables as an integrated part of the future operating model of policing in Northamptonshire.
If you think you have what it takes to be a Special Constable and can play an essential part in supporting the regular officers of Merseyside Police, find out more at www.
The special constable, from Solihull, was one of the first batch of new recruits taken on by West Midlands Police following a recruitment drive last year.
UNION chiefs yesterday said cutting Scotland's special constable payments in half will spell disaster for the future of the police force.
The contribution made by Special Constables is invaluable in helping us to make sure that passengers feel safe.
A SUSPECTED drug dealer escaped from police custody when he was escorted to a Midland hospital by a special constable.
The role is an exciting and challenging one, which all Special Constables find rewarding.
The Met is holding a Special Constables Open Event at Glaziers Hall by London Bridge on January 16 from 10am where people can find out more about the role.
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