Essex Police is recruiting Special Constables and is
holding two recruitment events in the coming weeks.
Representatives from the Special Constabulary will based in
the mobile police station close to McDonalds on Pier Avenue,
Clacton between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, May 25, 2013
to talk about the role and answer any questions you may
They will then be at Eastgate Shopping Centre, Basildon between
10am and 4.30pm on Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Members of the Special Constabulary are just that –
They're people who give up their free time to work with the police
to improve the communities in which they live and work.
Special Constables have full police powers, uniforms and equipment
but sacrifice their free time on a voluntary basis, organising
their busy personal lives, day jobs and other commitments around
We want to hear from you if you:
- Are at least 18 years old (at commencement of training)
- Meet the required medical and fitness standards
- Are willing to give a minimum of 16 hours per month
- Can commit to the training requirements.
If you would like to apply, full details of the role can be
found in this leaflet or in the job
description. For an application pack please email
Special Constables are a key part of the police family,
working alongside police officers and PCSOs to help make Essex a
safer place to live, work and socialise.
Our Specials are men and women of all ages and from all walks of
But whether they’re mums
or dads looking for a new challenge, retired business people, taxi
drivers, plumbers or hairdressers, they all have one thing in
common – the drive and determination to help make
Working as a Special Constable is a rewarding yet challenging role.
You’ll experience real life situations you might not normally
encounter, have to cope with the unexpected, think quickly and
learn to work as a team, but you’ll be offered full on-going
training to help develop these skills.