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Meet our Special Constables

Find out what it's like to be a Special Constable and why people do it.

Special Sergeant Noel Edwards

In his day job, Special Sergeant Noel Edwards works for North Yorkshire Police as an Exhibits Management Support Officer. He became a Special Constable in January 2015. Here he explains why he became a volunteer police officer and what it’s like on the front line. Read more

Special Constable Paramjit Bilkhu – also known as Pinki –

Pinki is a 32-year-old retail store manager from Leeds and has just completed her rigorous initial training period and is currently out on the front line with her tutor constable who will take her through the next year or so of training.
Pinki has shared her experiences through an online blog as she went through the demanding training schedule required to become a special constable. Click here to read more.

Special Constable Tom Stirling

Although I hadn’t planned on a front-line policing career, my day job led me into it, and I’ve never looked back.

I work as Digital Communications Manager for North Yorkshire Police, which means that as well as keeping our website and social media channels up-to-date, I help our officers and staff use new technology to engage with their communities. We’ve come a long way since I joined – back then it was headline news when we set up our first Twitter account! Click here to read more