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Number of special constables continues to plummet

Specials leaving the force faster than they are joining.

Greater Manchester Police Specials

Greater Manchester Police Specials

Date - 3rd July 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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The number of officers in the special constabulary has nearly halved in the space of five years. In March 2012 there were 20,343 special constables and that number has fallen dramatically to 12,601, according to Home Office figures from September...
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