22 pages tagged with Community engagement
Legislation and powers
Chief officers must decide which powers they wish to designate to their PCSOs.
Uniform and appointments
PCSOs should be recognisable to the public as police staff but visibly distinct from regular police officers.
PCSOs should be fully included in the work of the neighbourhood policing team (NPT) wherever possible.
Chief officers and police and crime commissioners freedom and flexibility to make decisions regarding resourcing in their force areas.
Training and development
Forces have a clear duty of care to ensure that all PCSOs can fulfil their role and that they are trained effectively.
Recruitment and employment
The recruitment of police staff and their terms and conditions is a local matter for chief officers and Police and Crime Commissioners.
PCSO contribute to the policing of neighbourhoods through highly visible targeted patrols to reassure the public.
Role and purpose
The role and purpose of a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO).
Meeting the challenges of modern policing and the changing nature of crimes
Joining as a PCSO
How to become a police community support officer (PCSO) and play a part linking local communities and policing.
Being a Prevent officer
Using the community trigger to address anti-social behaviour
Tackling knife crime with local communities
Unique research opportunity provided by Fulbright–Stephen Lawrence award
Rough sleeping – alternatives to enforcement
Support for end-to-end encryption increases
Seeking to improve trust and confidence in local police
Sharing the good work police are doing locally and nationally
Overcoming harmful sexual assault myths and stereotypes