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Precluded occupations for Special Constables

If your current employment is any of the below then you are ineligible to apply to become a Special Constable. Please check the list below to ensure that your current employment will not prevent your application from being successful:

Occupations where staff are ineligible to be appointed as Special Constables are:

  • Armed forces personnel
  • Traffic wardens, civil enforcement officers and school crossing patrols
  • Neighbourhood, street wardens and other uniformed patrol wardens
  • Highways England Officers employed in an "on-road" capacity
  • Police Community Support Officers
  • Members of employers’ police forces and private constabularies
  • Magistrates, judges, justices' clerks and CPS employees
  • NCA staff designated with immigration officer and/or revenue and customs officer powers
  • Members of police authorities
  • Immigration officers

There are other occupations where staff are eligible to be appointed as Special Constables subject to agreement with their employer and at the discretion of the Force.

For further information regarding eligibility please contact us by emailing recruitmentservices@gmp.police.uk

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