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Showing Stories from 20th September 2017 to 20th February 2018
Force encouraging specials to volunteer with CID

Force encouraging specials to volunteer with CID

(16/02/18) Experienced special constables will be deployed by constabulary looking to boost their numbers.

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1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

(08/02/18) This year marks a century since the strike of the Metropolitan and London City Police – an event that changed policing in this country irrevocably. Police Oracle editor Martin Buhagiar looks back at the circumstances that led to a stand-off and dispute which, ultimately, gave the government of the day no choice but to concede.

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(05/02/18) Special dismissed for striking mental health detainee (02/02/18) February special constabulary digest out now (25/01/18) Driven to serve: A special night on the roads (23/01/18) Using specials for non-neighbourhood roles 'makes perfect sense' (22/01/18) BTP officer to answer allegations he attacked handcuffed mental health detainee (17/01/18) Celebrities to 'go on police patrol' in TV show (16/01/18) Volunteer PCSOs will be able to specialise in dog walking (09/01/18) Suspended sentence for special who used force data to gossip (08/01/18) 'Special constabulary' plan for Border Force (02/01/18) No central guidance on police volunteers with powers (15/12/17) First group of direct entry detectives become probationers (11/12/17) Special Constable dismissed for fare evasion (02/12/17) Special Constable use of warrant card breached professional standards (30/11/17) Cadets' helping hands after Grenfell tragedy (28/11/17) Specials and volunteers honoured for the time they give up for policing (23/11/17) Force wants to recruit 300 volunteer PCSOs (15/11/17) Off-duty special praised for helping at crash (03/11/17) November special constabulary digest out now (03/11/17) Memorial in honour of special vandalised (26/10/17) Former officer killed in cycling collision was due to return as a special (19/10/17) Commissioner 'open to' reserve police force idea (18/10/17) Special jailed for on duty sex offences
Calls to set up reserve police force to retain retired officers' skills

Calls to set up reserve police force to retain retired officers' skills

(11/10/17) London politicians, Fed branch chairman and special staff association all in favour of retired officers working a few hours a month.

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(10/10/17) Specials to carry out firearms licensing work (08/10/17) Specials who helped tackle NHS cyber-attack commended (06/10/17) Volunteer expansion is not a sustainable solution to beat cuts, says Fed (20/09/17) Police arrest road rage swan
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