fbpx

 29th Nov 2021: Coronavirus Update on Face Coverings - click here for full details

« Back to

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) support the local police force by patrolling the streets to provide a visible and reassuring presence and to tackle a range of crime and disorder problems. PCSOs are also attached to the British Transport Police who operate the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

Tasks

  • Patrols a geographic area to monitor and deter criminal and anti-social activity and disorderly conduct
  • Assists police officers at crime scenes and major events
  • Carries out house-to-house enquiries
  • Provides crime prevention advice and helps to support victims of crime
  • May detain someone pending the arrival of a police officer
  • May direct traffic and arrange for vehicles to be removed.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational requirements although entrants must pass written tests and undergo a medical check including an eyesight test. Nationality restrictions apply and background security checks will be made.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £26,000 per annum and can progress up to £29,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 1,768 employed Police Community Support Officers in the region.

You are enquiring for...

    Please select a title
    Please tell us your first name
    Please tell us your surname
    Please tell us your date of birth
    Please tell us your email address
    Invalid Input
    Please tell us your postcode
    Please select your highest obtained qualification
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Sorry you can only use letters, numbers and traditional punctuation in this box.
    This field is required.
    Invalid Input
    Invalid Input