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Canvey Island Town Council
Call us: 01268 683965

Virtual Recuritment Evening for Special Constables

Are you interested in becoming a Volunteer Police Officer for Essex Police? If so then join us for our virtual recruitment evening.

The evening will consist of a series of short presentations about being a Special Constable; the various roles available within the Special Constabulary and the recruitment process. There will be an opportunity after the presentations to ask any questions.

Please note this is not a drop in session, you must register on the form below so that we can send you the link to join the session.

The Event takes place on Wednesday 4th August at 6.30pm – the session will take place via Microsoft Teams so please ensure you have a device that you are able to download the app onto.

Please note booking is essential - please click the link to the Virtual Recruitment Evening to complete the online form

Following the Full Council meeting, held on Monday 3rd September, Canvey Island Town Council have agreed to fund and approve the recruitment of five Community Special Constables to patrol the streets and assist with anti-social behaviour. The recruitment for this is now open and anyone interested in being recruited and trained is asked to contact Essex Police.

Once recruited and fully trained the Special Constables will only be funded by the Town Council when they are stationed on Canvey Island. Each Special Constable will volunteer a minimum of 16 hours a month once the training is complete.

Should you be interested in the role or require more information please contact the Town Clerk on 01268 683965 or
For all recruitment information please contact Essex Police.

With effect from the 7th June 2019, the Town Council are pleased to announce that it has recruited 1 Community Special Constable, Jonathan Cuthbertson.

Community Special Constable, Jonathan Cuthbertson.