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PCC had force pay £250k to chase specials number target

Volunteers started their training before clearing vetting boasts former PCC, who says his 'phenomenal' achievement made the expenditure worthwhile.

A photo released by the Northants PCC to celebrate the force having 500 special constables

A photo released by the Northants PCC to celebrate the force having 500 special constables

Date - 1st August 2016
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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A force paid a recruitment company almost £250,000 in a failed attempt to hit a special constable numbers target set by its former police and crime commissioner. In response to a PoliceOracle.com Freedom of Information request, the office of...
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