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Showing Stories from 6th October 2017 to 9th March 2018
(09/03/18) Met honours policing heroes
Probationers will be allowed to use taser

Probationers will be allowed to use taser

(20/02/18) 'We want to ensure they have the right equipment to keep themselves, suspects and members of the public safe', says national lead.

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(16/02/18) Force encouraging specials to volunteer with CID
1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

(08/02/18) This year marks a century since the strike of the Metropolitan and London City Police – an event that changed policing in this country irrevocably. Police Oracle editor Martin Buhagiar looks back at the circumstances that led to a stand-off and dispute which, ultimately, gave the government of the day no choice but to concede.

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(05/02/18) Special dismissed for striking mental health detainee (02/02/18) February special constabulary digest out now (25/01/18) Driven to serve: A special night on the roads (23/01/18) Using specials for non-neighbourhood roles 'makes perfect sense' (22/01/18) BTP officer to answer allegations he attacked handcuffed mental health detainee (17/01/18) Celebrities to 'go on police patrol' in TV show (16/01/18) Volunteer PCSOs will be able to specialise in dog walking (09/01/18) Suspended sentence for special who used force data to gossip (08/01/18) 'Special constabulary' plan for Border Force (02/01/18) No central guidance on police volunteers with powers (15/12/17) First group of direct entry detectives become probationers (11/12/17) Special Constable dismissed for fare evasion (02/12/17) Special Constable use of warrant card breached professional standards (30/11/17) Cadets' helping hands after Grenfell tragedy (28/11/17) Specials and volunteers honoured for the time they give up for policing
Force wants to recruit 300 volunteer PCSOs

Force wants to recruit 300 volunteer PCSOs

(23/11/17) It is hoped the unpaid workers will help maintain a quality of service 'within challenging financial times'.

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(15/11/17) Off-duty special praised for helping at crash (03/11/17) November special constabulary digest out now (03/11/17) Memorial in honour of special vandalised (26/10/17) Former officer killed in cycling collision was due to return as a special (19/10/17) Commissioner 'open to' reserve police force idea (18/10/17) Special jailed for on duty sex offences (10/10/17) Specials to carry out firearms licensing work (08/10/17) Specials who helped tackle NHS cyber-attack commended (06/10/17) Volunteer expansion is not a sustainable solution to beat cuts, says Fed
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