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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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Police Community Support Officers will also be visiting children in the hospital to talk to them about being a Police Officer and taking their fingerprints.
Western Divisional Commander, Chief Superintendent Joe Ruddy, said: "Steve possessed all the qualities to be a fantastic Police Community Support Officer - hard working, enthusiastic, someone who loved helping people.
Rhondda community support officer Ryan Carter is a regular sight on the streets of Brynna, near Pencoed, but from today villagers will also be able to follow his tweets on the social networking site.
Some of those held are understood to be British nationals, and one is a former police community support officer.
The number of devices procured by forces we surveyed ranges from a device available to one per cent of their police officers and police community support officers to 151 per cent.
HARD WORKING: Police Community Support Officer James Boakes
25 (ANI): A new race row has surfaced within the Metropolitan Police amid claims that black community support officers have been forced to travel in different police vans to white ones.
TWO police community support officers accused of looking on as a 10-year-old boy drowned should have tried to save him, former Home Secretary David Blunkett said yesterday.
So we have to pay for a new force of second-class foot patrols called Community Support Officers.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission investigated and now the Crown Prosecution Service has announced three police constables and a police community support officer will be charged with misconduct in a public office.
Twelve primary schools visited Hardwick Community Centre for the interactive event, organised by the area's neighbourhood Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) Lee Butterworth and Ryan Davey.
6m in funding would secure the posts of 500 community support officers on the beat over the next two years.

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