New opportunities for police staff and police support volunteers

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Wiltshire Police is hiring!

We are advertising a number of key staff roles this month, including Local Crime Investigators and Police Community Support Officers across the county.

On Monday 24 June we are opening recruitment for Contact Centre Operators, who handle 999 and 101 calls at our 24/7 Crime & Communications Centre in Devizes.

Our Citizens in Policing team has opportunities too for Special Constables and a number of Police Support Volunteers roles, please see below.

If you are interested in any of these vacancies, or know a relative, friend, or neighbour who would like to work with us, please click on the links for more information and how to apply.

Local Crime Investigators (LCI)

Working in a Community Policing Team as a Local Crime Investigator is about supporting police officers with investigations, and in many cases becoming the lead investigator on the case. An LCI is a rewarding career with plenty of variety - you will interview victims and witnesses, question suspects, examine evidence and prepare reports for court. You will work days and evenings including weekends, so you need to be very flexible and must have a full driving licence. Previous experience in investigations and interviews is essential, ideally in a judicial environment, plus a methodical approach and ability to work accurately under pressure.
Closing date Friday 14 June. Next training course starts February 2020

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)

PCSOs provide a high visibility uniformed presence within the community offering reassurance and tackling minor criminal and anti-social behaviour. You will be working with others to tackle a host of issues, which affect the quality of people's lives and provide advice and support to victims of crime and vulnerable members of the community. PCSOs work to a shift pattern, which will include days, evenings and weekends.
Closing date Friday 21 June. Next training course starts January 2020

Special Constables

Special constables are volunteer officers who have the same powers and responsibilities as regular officers and carry out the same roles. Specials come from all walks of life and volunteer their spare time for a minimum of 16 hours a month. They are highly trained and play an essential role in preventing, reducing and tackling crime and keeping the communities of Wiltshire safe.
Closing date Tuesday 18 June. For more information and how to apply, go to

Police Support Volunteers

Can you spare a few hours a week to assist Wiltshire Police's supporting officers and staff? Can you offer professional skills, support in administrative tasks or as educators to the public? Police Support Volunteers have a positive impact on the force and the communities we serve.

Current roles available

• Management-Performance-Coach
• Office Support Volunteer – Automatic Number Plate Recognition
• Office Support Volunteer – Force Disclosure Unit
• Watch Scheme Processor
• Training Support Volunteer
• Chaplain
• Neighbourhood Watch Development Volunteer
• Police Cadet Leader

For more information and how to apply, or to register your interest to be notified of future volunteering roles, go to
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