Beginning of the end - PCSOs to be all voluntary?

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Beginning of the end - PCSOs to be all voluntary?

Post by JimmyRiddle » Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:16 pm

I can't believe nobody's posted this:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/ ... teers.html

Has been coming for years, and thanks to people thinking we need a Tory government, this is much more likely...
Power of arrest for PCSOs for 'as and when' - s24a PACE & common law (i.e. BoP) using s3 CLA 1967

I'm a PCSO, I will WATCH you get your head kicked in (as per force policy)

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Re: Beginning of the end - PCSOs to be all voluntary?

Post by Big Brother » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:27 am

It's a fu***ng stupid idea. When we're struggling to recruit and retain specials what makes the stupid bint thing people would want to be unpaid PCSOs?
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Re: Beginning of the end - PCSOs to be all voluntary?

Post by powdermonkey » Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:51 pm

Scene guards and traffic direction in the cold and rain, verbal and possible physical abuse, treated by some people as if you're dog sugar, ragged from pillar to post, very little PPE & kit. Do it for no pay? Like fuck I will.
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