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PCSOs (57A/20)


1) Please may you provide me with an up to date list that details which discretionary powers are designated for Police Community Support Officers in your force if they are used within your force?

2) If you do utilise Police Community Support Officers, what are the advantages of having both Police Community Support Officers as well as regular Police Constables?

3) If you do not have Police Community Support Officers, what are the reasonings/advantages to this?


Please find attached our response in relation to question 1. However, please be advised that the Freedom of Information Act applies to recorded information and therefore we are unable to supply opinions or to comment on events unless those opinions or comments are already recorded. As a result, we are unable to provide an answer to questions 2 or 3.