You or someone you know may be interested in the PCSO recruitment information below.

“The PCSO recruitment is now open until 4.00pm on Monday 23rd December 2019.

PCSOs have been employed by West Yorkshire Police since 2003 and have proved to be a valuable asset. West Yorkshire Police values difference and recognises that people with a variety of skills, attitudes and experiences, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, bring fresh ideas and perspectives.

The role of PCSO is exciting, intense and varied and not just about walking around on patrol, you REALLY get hands on experience of frontline policing and helping the community. The majority of the time you will be the first contact people have with the police and getting the ball rolling, putting things in place to start helping and improving people’s lives.

Make a real difference to your local community.

What type of things does a PCSO do?

You might work alone, in pairs or in small teams. Your work will vary a lot from one day to another but will include:

-Dealing with anti-social behaviour, often working closely with local anti-social behaviour teams.
-Guarding crime scenes.
-Offering advice to crime prevention.
-Issuing Fixed Penalty Notices.
-Detaining someone until a police officer arrives.
-Providing support at large public gatherings, such as sport events and public demonstrations.
-Gathering intelligence from the community.

If you think you would like to be a PCSO and are interested in applying, click on the link provided: https://westyorkshirepolice.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-3/brand-3/user-4/xf-b392716b2879/wid-6/tmpwid-f16e_e402d4b4-5937-4a73-be50-77c4263eb902/candidate/so/pm/6/pl/1/opp/1337-PCSO-November-2019/en-GB