Events

Special Constable Recruitment 

Wa nt to discover a new side of you in 2020 and make a difference? Police Scotland’s Special Constabulary needs you !

Police Scotland are recruiting Special Constables now! 

Special constables are volunteers who have full police powers and assist regular officers on the beat and in the heart of our communities. 

Our Special Constables come from all walks of life – they are professionals, parents, taxi drivers, teachers and students and many more like-minded people who want to challenge themselves to see what they’re capable of. We are hosting numerous recruitment events for those looking to apply.

Upcoming Recruitment Events


PLEASE NOTE

With immediate effect, Police Scotland are suspending all Standard Entrance Exams, Fitness Tests, Assessment Days, SMTs and Medicals until further notice.  If you are due to attend an appointment at one of our Recruitment Centres or with Optima Health you will receive an email to confirm cancellation.  

Applications to Police Scotland Regulars and Special Constable entry remain open.

We will continue to review the recruitment process in accordance with Government guidelines. Please continue to monitor the website for further updates.

To secure a place on any events, you will need to supply your name, address, date of birth and contact telephone number. Please note that a limited number of spaces are available. In order to comply with the current coronavirus guidelines, please check in advance if the event is running in advance of attending. See the recruitment main page for further details.


Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire/Moray (A Division)

Tuesday 5th May- Fraserburgh Police Station, Finlayson St, Fraserburgh, AB43 9JQ  (1800 – 2000) 

Tuesday 12th May- Nelson St Police Station, Aberdeen, AB24 5EQ  (1800 – 2000)

Tuesday 19th May- Inverurie Police Station, Blackhall Road, AB51 3QD (1800 – 2000)

To secure a place at an Information Evening or for more information, please email aberdeenshiremorayspecialconstablescoordinator@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Tayside (D Division)  

Wednesday 6 May 2020 1830-2000 Forfar Police Station 78 West High Street, Forfar DD8 1BP  

Thursday 14 May 2020 1830-2000 Perth Police Station, Barrack Street, Perth PH1 5SF

To secure a place at an Information Evening or for more information, please email taysidespecialconstablescoordinator@scotland.pnn.police.uk


Fife (P Division) 


To secure a place at an Information Evening or for more information, please email FifeSpecialConstablesCoordination@scotland.pnn.police.uk


Greater Glasgow (G Division)

Greater Glasgow Division Special Constables Coordinator will be hosting Information Evenings on various dates over the coming months for anyone interested in the role of Special Constable. 

Participants will be given details about the application process by officers, as well as details of the various stages of the recruitment process along with a question and answer session. 

To find out more, please email: greaterglasgowspecialconstablescoordinator@scotland.pnn.police.uk


Lanarkshire (Q Division)

The Lanarkshire Division Special Constables Coordinator will be hosting Information Evenings on various dates over the coming months for anyone interested in the role of Special Constable. 

Participants will be given details about the application process by officers, as well as details of the various stages of the recruitment process along with a question and answer session. 

To find out more, please email: lanarkshirespecialconstablescoordinator@scotland.pnn.police.uk


Discover Your Journey Police Officer/Special Constable Recruitment Event

Police Scotland Recruitment are hosting Discover Your Journey recruitment days for those who are currently eligible and interested in pursuing a career as a Police Officer and for those who want to find out more about volunteering to become one of our Special Constables. 

If you are thinking of applying, then these sessions can provide vital support. Reserve your space now. 

To reserve a space please email recruitmentpositiveactionteam@scotland.pnn.police.uk 

PLEASE NOTE this is not a drop in session and there are no parking spaces at the Police Station but sufficient parking in surrounding streets. 

Here are some of the comments received from people who have attended one of our briefing sessions: 

“The event gave me confidence to know what information is appropriate for my application form.” 

“The people running the event made me feel more confident about applying.” 

“Enjoyable session, extremely informative but light hearted at the same time.” 

“Informative, welcoming, professional and reassuring event.” 

“Very helpful, glad I attended before I submitted my application.” 


Drop-Ins 

Are you considering Policing as a career but have some questions that you would like answered before submitting an application? Members of the Positive Action Recruitment Team will be available to answer any questions that you have from 6pm - 8pm on the dates detailed below: 

Tuesday 19th May- Police Scotland, Perth Road, Dunblane FK15 0EY

Tuesday 2nd June- Police Scotland, Detroit Road, Glenrothes KY6 2RJ

Tuesday 9th June- Scottish Police College, Jackton, East Kilbride G75 8GR

To speak to the team contact recruitmentpositiveactionteam@scotland.pnn.police.uk or call us on 01355 566683.  

[The above contact details are not monitored outwith office hours, to report a crime call 101 and in an emergency call 999.]