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‘The best thing about being a PCSO? The team and everything about the role.’

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Q: How long have you been a PCSO? A: 4 years Q: Where are you based? A: Scarborough Q: Where did you work before becoming a PCSO? A: Security involving Film Set Security, Retail (Shopping Centres) and Night-time (Door Supervisor) and Football Club match days. Q: What do you do in your spare time? A: Cycling […]

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

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Mountain bikes, perfume and jewellery; tools, TVs and tablets.  You’d be surprised at the range and volume of stolen, confiscated and found items that find a temporary home in our police stations.  In an ideal world, these goods would all be reunited with their rightful owners. However, there are many items which haven’t been property-marked […]

Misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime from Wednesday 10 May 2017

Misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime from Wednesday 10 May 2017

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  To help outline what misogyny hate crime is, we have worked alongside a group of women from York St John University and have made a short film which captures them talking about their personal experiences of misogynistic behaviour, how it made them feel and their reaction to the fact that is behaviour is to […]

Pinki’s blog #11 – search training

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After a heavy few weeks covering mental health and child sexual exploitation, I was very much looking forward to the training this weekend. We had a day-and-a-half of ‘search training’ which I’ve been looking forward to ever since seeing it in the course content. We had two new trainers that took the sessions, and as […]

Pinki’s special blog #10

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The last two sessions have been both mentally and physically exhausting. The previous week we had our first introduction to the police computer systems. The day felt very long but it was great to finally get an insight into a system we will be using fairly often. This week we had our last officer safety […]