Special Constables take up new role

Special Constables take up new role

Special Constables take up new role

First published in News

THIRTEEN new Special Constables received their warrant cards from Chief Constable Patrick Geenty at a ceremony held at Wiltshire Police Headquarters. Family and friends attended to watch their loved ones recite the Declaration Of The Constable.

The Specials have successfully completed a six-month training programme and will now volunteer alongside regular police officers from their assigned area. At the event three of the new recruits spoke about their reasons for becoming a Special Constable.

Andy Gover, a keen football coach, who will be based in Chippenham said: “I relish the chance to serve Wiltshire communities.

“I see becoming a Special Constable as an ideal way to gain experience of the police.” Dre Benincasa will be based in Swindon.

He said: “The job satisfaction cannot be matched and you get a great feeling helping someone.

“I am looking forward to getting out on my first shift.”

To find out more about becoming a Special Constable visit www.wiltshire.police.uk and register your interest.

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