Date for next intake of Dundee Special Constables revealed

Police have revealed the date of the next intake of recruits to become Special Constables.

Those interested in becoming part of the force will undergo a three-week training course at Police Scotland’s Fife training base at Tulliallan from Monday June 4.

Ahead of that date, officers in Dundee are to hold further recruitment events for those interested in joining the force.

Tayside Division is on the look out for Special Constables and officers will be on hand to answer questions at the Overgate on Thursday for those interested.

Those keen to take their interest further then invited to attend two recruitment events at the Baluniefield Police Station to ease applicants through the process.

A standard entrance test will be held on Monday February 26. the test comprises of three papers covering language, numbers and information handling.

Interviews will then be held on Wednesday March 14.

A Special Constable is a part-time, volunteer officer who has the same powers as a police officer.

They work alongside regular officers, patrol the street, police public events including football matches and demonstrations to prevent crime and interact with all sections of the community.

More information on the position can be found here.