Welcome to PoliceSpecials.com
The Special Constabulary is the United Kingdom's part-time police force. It is made up of volunteer members of the public who when on duty wear a uniform and have full police powers. There are nearly 20,000 Specials serving with police forces across the UK, working in all aspects of policing.
Our website and forum is packed with information for anyone interested in the UK's Special Constabulary - whether you're a serving Special Constable, maybe thinking of joining, or simply wanting to find out more about "Specials".
01-04-11: New information added on Special Constable recruitment eligibility
15-02-11: We've added some new information on paying Specials, the 'bleep test', and advice on improving your fitness.
Latest Police News
Posthumous award is one of four accolades for courageous police officers.
Law enforcement professionals say document is firmly focused on supporting victims.
Suspect will appear before crown court in the new year charged with Section 18 Assault.
Kent DCC Alan Pugshley emerges as the preferred candidate to take over from Ian Learmonth.
Royston Martis questions why a new conduct document is needed – when officers are already subject to stringent codes of behaviour in law.
Resources, best practice and the thorny question of mutual aid to Northern Ireland are among the latest issues in this specialist area.
Review says misrecording crime down to misunderstanding and desire to help victims.
Initiative allowing officers to raise issues with leaders has removed the 'us versus them' mentality by inviting ideas for improvement.
SALE FOR SPECIALS
Op. Zulu Advanced Tactical Duty Vest
The Tactical Duty Vest is designed to provide the user with a comfortable and secure system for overt carriage of essential PPE.
Magnum Command Boot
The Magnum Command is a modern take on an old Magnum Classic combining the strongest Magnum Traditions with a fresh new look.
Blackstone's Handbook for the Special Constabulary
Blackstone's Policing for the Special Constable is the second edition of the bestselling Blackstone's Handbook for the Special Constabulary, representing the changing needs of this unique volunteer group within the police service.