community support officer

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community support officer

n
(Law) Brit a uniformed officer who is not a member of the police force but who has certain powers to be exercised in supplementing the role of the police, esp crowd control, tackling anti-social behaviour, etc. Abbreviation: CSO
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The 27-year-old was a police community support officer and is now set to finish his police constable training programme this summer.
A Police Community Support Officer at an shooting incident in Sheepridge last year
Serving North Wales Police Community Support Officer, Richard Pepper, initiated the scheme as he believes it will provide happiness for children who cannot be at home during the Christmas period.
Police Community Support Officer Shaun Cowan will be on hand to have a chat about any local policing issues.
South Wales Police community support officer Stephen Lewis, 41, pictured, died while cycling on the A3123 during a family holiday on Monday morning.
A FORMER police community support officer who faces child pornography charges has changed his name.
Summary: A police officer and a police community support officer have been stabbed in a street attack, witnesses have said.
The recruitment of every Metropolitan Police community support officer costs the taxpayer more than pounds 1,300 in marketing, according to new figures.
In one case, a police community support officer (PCSO) trained under the SAFER project was able to help an 89-year-old woman who had been regularly sending money to a mass marketing postal scam.
SIX people including three living just over a mile from the Olympic site and a former police community support officer have been arrested over a suspected terror plot.
One man was arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of the police community support officer (PCSO) after the incident in Portway, Halewood.
A BLACK Country Police Community Support Officer from Sandwell has been honoured at a prestigious event to celebrate the achievements of women in policing.

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