Fourteen new PCSOs join North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police’s Chief Constable, Dave Jones shared his pride as he welcomed 14 new Police Community Support Officers to the front line during a Passing Out ceremony held at police headquarters in Newby Wiske last week.

Joining from a range of backgrounds including the British , the charity sector and HR – the PCSOs will join North Yorkshire Police’s Safer Neighbourhood Policing Teams across the county, where they will work with residents and businesses to tackle some of the day-to-day issues that arise in communities.

Prior to their Passing Out ceremony, which took place on Friday 10 March 2017, the officers completed a comprehensive ten-week programme of training which included a three day community placement to prepare for their new careers.

As well as learning legislation and safety techniques, the course and placement gave the officers a valuable insight local issues and the chance to start building relationships with their local communities.

The PCSOs will be based at Northallerton, Harrogate, , Scarborough, Stokesley, Leyburn, Richmond and Sherburn-in-Elmet.

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