Police Support Volunteers
Becoming a police support volunteer is an excellent opportunity to become involved with different aspects of policing and gain experience of Northamptonshire Police, whether you simply want to help your community or are interested in pursuing a career within the police service.
By volunteering with us you could play a vital role in helping us deliver and improve the service we provide to communities across Northamptonshire.
If you have some spare time we will be able to provide opportunities to help you develop yourself, learn new skills and make a difference to people’s lives.
Our growing numbers of volunteers complement our police officers and staff and add value to the wider police service.
You will be fully supported in your role as a volunteer, and provided with the appropriate training and updates.
We welcome applications from all communities and are keen to diversify our workforce.
Volunteer roles and opportunities
Volunteers fulfil many different roles across Northamptonshire Police. Some work within our neighbourhood policing teams, supporting police officers and PCSOs within local communities.
Other roles are office-based, such as with our Safer Roads Team, or within more specialist departments like e-forensics.
Who can volunteer?
- Volunteers with Northamptonshire Police must be over 18
- Some roles will require security checks to be carried out
- You’ll be asked for details about your employment, and any other voluntary work you do
- Those in following occupations are ineligible to volunteer with Northamptonshire Police: private detectives/agents, security officers/guards/door staff, members of private constabularies/employer's police forces
To view our current volunteer opportunities, please visit our recruitment site here.
If you would like to express an interest for a particular volunteering role, please contact us below.
For more information on volunteering with Northamptonshire Police, or if you have any queries, contact our Specials and Volunteers team by email: [email protected] or phone: 101 ext. 341118