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Police Forces in England and Wales

There is a police force covering every geographical area of England and Wales. Some of these forces cover miles of rural landscape, while others are more densely populated and home to some of the UK’s major towns and cities – with each force providing volunteers with a unique insight into policing.

Use the links below to find out more about your local force and the volunteering opportunities available to you.

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South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire offers a range of opportunities for people of all ages to volunteer to help keep their community safe. The Special Constabulary gives volunteers the chance to learn about policing on the frontline and gain new skills while...

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West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police is the fourth largest police service in the UK. It serves approximately 2.2 million people living in five metropolitan districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield, across an area of some 2000 square kilometres or 780...

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