Our 300 Police Support Volunteers (PSVs) are people from various walks of life who dedicate some of their spare time to perform tasks which complement the duties performed by our police officers and paid staff.
This helps free up officers and staff to perform key operational duties.
Their contribution provides significant benefits to the Police organisation and to local communities, making Avon and Somerset a safer place to live and work.
Here are just a few examples of the many roles available for Police Support Volunteers in Avon and Somerset:
There are several groups which citizens can become involved in to help support their local community: