Special boost for North Yorkshire Police

The ranks of the Special Constabulary have been enhanced by the latest recruits to join the force.

The volunteer police officers were sworn in at an attestation ceremony, hosted by Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal, at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 23 October 2012.



The special guest at the ceremony was Mrs Alexandra Holford DL, who is Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire.

The appointment of the ten new officers brings the total number of special constables in North Yorkshire Police to 158.

The new recruits come from a range of backgrounds including working in the IT and telecommunications industry, self employment, education, local government and the civil service.

 

Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal, said:

It is always a great pleasure to welcome new officers to the force. Especially those who give their own time as Special Constables to serve their local communities.

I know that the contribution made by specials is valued by their regular colleagues at all ranks.

 



The Special Constables will be based across the force at:

 

Scarborough

  • Special Constable Liam Cromack
  • Special Constable Jonathan Clapham

 

Richmond

  • Special Constable Zoe Doughty

 

Harrogate

  • Special Constable Chris Jones
  • Special Constable Charlie Rankcom

 

York

  • Special Constable Lucy Tate
  • Special Constable Rebecca Thompson
  • Special Constable Jonathan Weeks
  • Special Constable Peter Calam
  • Special Constable Matt Kendall

 

North Yorkshire Police is currently recruiting specials who will start their training in 2013, once they have successfully completed the recruitment and selection process.

For more information about the Special Constabulary and how to join please visit www.northyorkshire.police.uk/specials

The new specials to join North Yorkshire Police
The new specials to join North Yorkshire Police

 

Chris Jones with Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal
Chris Jones with Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal

 

Chris Jones being sworn in
Chris Jones being sworn in

 

Charlie Rankcom being sworn in
Charlie Rankcom being sworn in

 

Charlie Rankcom with Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal
Charlie Rankcom with Assistant Chief Constable Iain Spittal

 

 


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