Special Constable roadshow to be held in Stansted

PUBLISHED: 17:08 02 April 2009 | UPDATED: 14:24 10 May 2010

STANSTED Airport police station will be hosting a Special Constable roadshow on Monday April 6, from midday until 2pm.

Special constables volunteer for four hours a week to provide a crucial link between the police and members of the public. Stansted Air

STANSTED Airport police station will be hosting a Special Constable roadshow on Monday April 6, from midday until 2pm.

Special constables volunteer for four hours a week to provide a crucial link between the police and members of the public.

Stansted Airport division's support manager, Insp Ian Coleman, said: "The roadshows are a great way to learn about being a special constable at Stansted.

"If you're interested in serving your community, the Essex Police Special Constabulary is a good way to learn new skills which can be used in all different areas of life."

A special constable will face new challenges every day and really can make a difference within the community. The role is to assist the regular police force in meeting policing needs around the county.

Specials receive training to develop their skills in communication, quick-thinking, teamwork and coping with the unexpected. Once fully trained, they have the same powers as regular police officers.

For more information, phone the Specials recruitment hotline on 01245 452277 or visit www.essex.police.co.uk/specials

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