North Yorkshire Police is recruiting Special Constables from now until 1 Februray 2016

Special Constables are volunteer police officers who have the same uniform and powers as regular (paid) police officers.

They volunteer a minimum of 16 hours per month to policing in York and North Yorkshire.

There are currently 198 of these remarkable people who volunteer at North Yorkshire Police and NYP is looking to recruit at least 70 more over the coming weeks.

If you or anyone you know is interested in this unique volunteering role, please visit for more information and to apply.