Have you got what it takes to become a Special Constable in the twenty-first century?
To be a Special Constable, you need to be:
You need to:
You need to have:
If you have minor convictions or cautions you may still be able to join the police service, although there are certain offences and conditions that will make you ineligible.
There are a number of jobs that are considered incompatible with the role of a special constable, including armed forces, fire service and the security industry.
You will need to declare your occupation during the initial stages and you will be contacted if there are any issues.
You must adhere to the policing code of ethics and you must be prepared to avoid any conduct likely to bring the Constabulary into disrepute and to limit personal activities, for example, not taking an active role in politics.
We welcome applications from people with disabilities and will do all we can to make reasonable adjustments.
Let us know if you have a disability and the type of adjustment which you might need to enable you to apply for and do the job.
We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including those who are transgender, gay, lesbian, female or from an ethnic minority group.