We recently gave PCRO Nasra a GoPro and asked her to capture elements of her shift to give you an insight into the role. Being a Police Control Room Operator (PCRO) is more than just answering calls, it’s about obtaining and providing accurate information to ensure the right decisions are made to help and keep people safe. PCROs are predominantly […]
Ahead of Police Cadet recruitment we recently asked our followers on Instagram to submit their questions to our Police Cadets about being a Police Cadet. We put those questions to some of our Cadets and filmed their responses. Watch on to see what they have to say! Find out more about becoming a Police Cadet.
We have this week welcomed fifty new officers to the front line of the Lancashire Constabulary family. And the new recruits will now be heading out across the county to begin their careers serving and protecting the communities of Lancashire. Two attestation ceremonies were held at Lancashire Constabulary HQ this week to swear in the new officers who have joined […]
We caught up with PC Yasmin Hylton to talk about the Police Officer Fitness Test (Bleep Test) which forms part of the application process.
A volunteer police cadet from Blackpool who has dedicated hours of his time to supporting policing has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. 17-year-old Harry Snelson who lives in the Warbreck area has been nominated for a Lord Ferrers Award, which honours those who provide an outstanding contribution to policing through volunteer work. He has been a police cadet for […]
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Sacha Hatchett, who has taken up the position of Deputy Chief Constable on Monday 27th September. Sacha was sworn in at an attestation ceremony first thing on Monday morning (an attestation ceremony is an oath made by police officers to uphold the law). Sacha Hatchett joins us from North Wales Police […]
By day he delivers post to his neighbours and by night he’s serving the people of Lancashire as special constable Gareth Munroe. Postie Gaz, 29, has been a special constable in East for the past two years and says he now can’t imagine life without his uniform. He is one of 166 specials who volunteer their time every week to […]
New Police Dogs and Police Horses have joined the team at Lancashire Constabulary. The Dogs Unit and Mounted Branch have benefited from an uplift of officers and four-legged colleagues in order to provide additional resilience and better equip the force to catch people who break the law. You can meet some of our newbies below *Warning, cuteness overload* At the […]
Lancashire Constabulary’s Deputy Chief Constable has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours. Terry Woods was described as an ‘exemplary operational leader’ and an ‘inspiration to officers and staff’ whose calm and considered leadership has proved invaluable at times of crisis. Terry joined Lancashire Constabulary in July 1996, was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable in June […]
Lancashire Police have exceeded their target to recruit an extra 153 officers into the force this year. In addition to the target set by the Government as part of the Police Uplift Programme, over 60% of the new police officers recruited were female in Lancashire, joining only three other forces nationally to encourage more female recruits. Some of the officers […]