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Showing Stories from 21st December 2016 to 23rd June 2017
Dishonest special lacking 'respect for authority' dismissed

Dishonest special lacking 'respect for authority' dismissed

(23/06/17) Volunteer officer called group of regulars 'dickheads' and refused to stand-up at misconduct hearing.

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Met sets target for special strength – and it is 7,000 less than the last one

Met sets target for special strength – and it is 7,000 less than the last one

(08/06/17) Volunteer officers have helped stretched force in wake of terror attacks, but their numbers have halved since 2012.

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(03/06/17) Photo of specials helping marathon runner 'epitomised spirit' of public and officers
Twenty ex-specials go straight into CID roles this week

Twenty ex-specials go straight into CID roles this week

(31/05/17) New recruits did not have to serve as regulars in uniform first.

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(26/05/17) Man jailed for spitting at three officers (24/05/17) Special constabulary digest out now (15/05/17) Specials to run new drone unit (02/05/17) Specials being sent to ambulance calls (02/05/17) Civilians who stopped to help dying officer commended (20/04/17) Special given final warning after shouting at and shoving 87 year-old woman (02/04/17) Special constables killed in war remembered more than 75 years on (26/03/17) Special sergeant jailed for child sex offences (14/03/17) Former special jailed for lying on speeding ticket to protect boyfriend (24/02/17) Teenage special dismissed after taking police car for a spin without permission (23/02/17) Bid for senior specials to join NPCC rejected (16/02/17) Questions over impact of police degrees on special constabulary recruitment (15/02/17) February special constabulary digest now available (15/02/17) Specials numbers fall to lowest level for seven years (14/02/17) Special dismissed for falsely claiming £23 of mileage expenses (13/02/17) Special resigned ahead of misconduct hearing (03/02/17) 'She had a gift with words' (30/01/17) Force which spent £250k on specials recruitment sees numbers fall sharply (27/01/17) Officer numbers are still falling (25/01/17) Probationers and specials will not be allowed to use taser for a long time (11/01/17) Specials wearing same rank insignia as regulars 'shows they are valued' (30/12/16) Volunteers recognised in Queen's New Year Honours (22/12/16) Footballer-turned-PC dismissed for cocaine use (21/12/16) December special constabulary digest now available (21/12/16) Constabulary to pay for specials' treatment
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