Special Constable

Special Constables are a vital part of the police service, helping to prevent crime and interacting with the diverse communities we serve. They are volunteer police officers with full police powers. They: Assist with local police initiatives Assist regular police officers Increase visibility and public reassurance They also take part in: crime reduction initiatives community partnership projects You will undertake a training programme before going on patrol in company with a regular officer or senior special constable.
Duration: Ongoing
Start date: 21st July 2022
End date: 31st August 2023
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Volunteer Police Officer. Opportunities across Greater Manchester.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

You will need to pass a fitness test (bleep test) , eyesight test, and medical.

Areas of Interest: Emergency services
Opportunity suitable for: 18 and over
What activities will the volunteer do? Legal work
Skills gained in this role: Leadership, Listening, Negotiating, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Greater Manchester Police
Organisation Profile: Greater Manchester Police was formed in 1974, serving more than 2.5 million people and covering an area of 500 square miles. GMP is split into 10 divisions - Bolton, Bury, City of Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, , Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan. There is also a specialist division based at Manchester International Airport. We have an active Citizens in Policing programme consisting of Special Constables, Police Support Volunteers and Volunteer Police Cadets which offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities.