special constable


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special constable

a person recruited for temporary or occasional police duties, esp in time of emergency
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Cheshire has a number of special constables who dedicate their free time to keeping the communities of Cheshire safe.
Mr Kgathi said the employment of special constable was regulated under the Police Act and there was no provision in the Act for automatic absorption of special constables after their two-year service.
Special constables have donated cash from their kit allowance to a charity set up in memory of tragic Stirling footballer, Chris Mitchell.
"The special constable believed the man may assault him and restrained him by taking him to the ground."
He adds: "Becoming a Special Constable is a role like no other, it's challenging, varied and for the right person extremely rewarding."
Divisional Coordinator for Special Constables, PC Audrey Paul was also on hand as Special Constable Wallace joined the Division.
DURHAM'S volunteer special constables were celebrated at a ceremony to honour their work over the past year.
"I'm enjoying it immensely." The lifelong birdwatching enthusiast signed up as a Special Constable in September 2013.
An investigation was launched following an allegation that the Special Constable, who served in south Warwickshire, had used his warrant card inappropriately and he was suspended from his position on September 9.
Special Constables play a crucial role in fighting crime and making our streets safer.
Summary: A Metropolitan Police special constable has been shot dead in Kenya.
A MAN has been charged with threatening to kill a police officer and a special constable in a firearms incident on Anglesey.

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