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Showing Stories from 8th April 2019 to 21st September 2021
Opinion: A fresh model for 21st Century Policing

Opinion: A fresh model for 21st Century Policing

(07/04/21) The establishment of a regular police reserve will retain specialist skills and plug the gaps left by the disappearance of the 30-year-career officer, argue Chris Sharwood-Smith and Dr Rob Gurney.

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(08/03/21) Police Bill: new powers to tackle knife offenders and disruptive protests (02/02/21) Northants chief backs calls for Specials to get Tasers
PCCs at loggerheads over Fed membership for Specials

PCCs at loggerheads over Fed membership for Specials

(20/10/20) Talks to enable Special Constables to join the Police Federation have hit a stumbling block over who will pay for it.

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(04/08/20) Shape shifting across county lines (29/07/20) Getting into policing quickly (17/06/20) West Midlands Specials to get 'one off' payment for pandemic work (10/06/20) Specials clock up nearly 11,000 hours in a month (08/06/20) Short-term measures to fill posts 'could harm officer welfare'
Specials will be allowed to join the Fed, Home Office confirms

Specials will be allowed to join the Fed, Home Office confirms

(24/04/20) Special Constables will be allowed to join the Police Federation as part of recognition of their contingency work during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Home Office has confirmed.

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(24/04/20) After the lockdown: Specials, mental health and the big picture (23/03/20) Police step up warnings to public over social distancing (20/03/20) NPCC urges business to free up staff who are Specials (20/02/20) MP wades into row over local policing and 'Bungay Mafia' (30/01/20) Special of the year jailed for controlling and coercive behaviour (03/10/19) CNC appoints former soldier as its new deputy chief constable (02/10/19) Recognition of service after 30 years was 'well worth the wait' (28/09/19) American football coach plans to forge a very Special team (18/09/19) Civil service Specials recruitment scheme extended to MI5 (03/09/19) Eight out of 10 officers want to carry Tasers routinely (12/08/19) From special one to number one for globe-trotting homespun officer (06/08/19) Making a special case for the 'best of Britton' (28/06/19) 60 years and counting as the beat goes on for 'epitome of policing' (15/05/19) Officer jailed after filming himself having sex with sleeping woman (14/05/19) Force 'inspiration' gets a special mention for seeing runaway suspect jailed (26/04/19) Special sacked for taking picture of sleeping colleague in her underwear (24/04/19) Met plans Olympic-sized increase of specials in fight against violent crime (10/04/19) Under-resourced policing to recruit firefighters as special constables (08/04/19) Three into three nines equals the 'Special At Your Service '
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