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Cumbria Constabulary are not currently accepting PCSO applications.

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), support the work of Cumbria Constabulary by providing a visible and reassuring presence on the streets. PCSO’s deal with a wide range of crime and disorder problems.

Whilst the role of a PCSO is demanding and requires high levels of professionalism and dedication, the rewards are significant. Appointing the most talented individuals is essential in helping us achieve our vision and ambitions for the future.

PCSO’s would assist with the following:

Providing support to front line policing; Dealing with minor offences; Dealing with truants, graffiti, abandoned vehicles, litter, missing person enquiries; Confiscating alcohol being consumed in a public place; Supporting and helping victims of crime; Controlling crowds at major events; Providing low-level crime prevention and safety advice in the local community.

To find out more information about the role of a Police Community Support Officer Select Here to view a booklet from the Home Office titled: "Your guide to becoming a Police Community Support Officer".

Cumbria Constabulary will be progressing an apprenticeship route for PCSO's from 2019 onwards. Further details will be provided to all applicants regarding timeframes as they become available.

The PCSO apprentice role will have the same weekly hours and salary as a PCSO. The apprenticeship will last up to 14 months and then subject to meeting the required standards apprentices will be confirmed in post.

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