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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Great effort The Special Constables were delighted with their awards
West Yorkshire Police said that only trainee police officers and special constables are tested and that this testing takes place before training.
A maximum of 48 special constables will be taken on, over two intakes of up to 24 at a time.
It is understood a number of special constables were "inactive" and have been removed from the register.
I would wholeheartedly encourage our people to consider becoming special constables.
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.
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.
Inspector Lee Gordon, in charge of the Safer Travel Policing Team, said: "Saturday was a proud day for the team as well as each of the Special Constables and their families.
A SUSPECTED drug dealer escaped from police custody when he was escorted to a Midland hospital by a special constable.
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