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As a Special Constable you will work closely with regular officers to police local communities. You would have the same powers and wear the same uniform as a regular police officer; be given proper training for the role and gain thorough grounding in many aspects of police work before you are expected to carry out any police duties. Being a Special Constable is a challenging and rewarding role. We’re looking for people who can empathise with others and listen to their needs. Special Constables are required to commit a minimum of 16 hours per month to Hampshire Constabulary in order to help protect our communities, this equates to 192 hours per year.
As a Special Constable you will take part in frontline police work as either response & patrol or neighbourhood policing team officers. This could mean anything from keeping town centres safe at night to conducting house-to-house enquiries or helping prevent vulnerable members of the community from becoming victims of crime as well as patrolling in crime hotspots or taking part in crime-prevention initiatives. Hampshire Constabulary Special Constables wear personal protective equipment when on duty in the form of body armour. It’s a role with the potential to send you home every day with a tangible feeling of pride, knowing you’ve volunteered to make a real difference in the community you serve.
This role is subject to satisfactory vetting clearance. While you don’t need any specific qualifications, it is important that you’re professional under pressure: able to work with others, assess information, consider options and make clear, justifiable decisions. You must meet our eligibility criteria and the assessment process. The role is both mentally and physically challenging.
Company: Hampshire Police
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: London, GB
Application Deadline: N/A