In an emergency always call 999


The following information will help you work out if you are eligible to become a PCSO should we open recruitment again.

  • Candidates must be 18 years old by the start date of November 12, 2018
  • Candidates must be available to work between 8.00am and midnight, seven days a week
  • Candidates must be willing to patrol alone, including lone patrol during the hours of darkness
  • Sufficient fitness to patrol the streets on foot or bicycle for long periods of time and in all weather conditions
  • Level 2 English (GCSE Grade C or equivalent) or can demonstrate oral and written use of English to that standard

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.