Great Baddow Community Special Constables
Be a Community Special Constable in Great Baddow
Great Baddow Parish is an urban parish immediately south of the City of Chelmsford and has an approximate population of 15000. The Parish Council celebrated its centenary in 1994. There are six schools, ranging from primary to high schools, four public houses, a Parish Hall, a Community Centre, sports facilities in the Recreation Ground and thriving shopping areas at the Vineyards and in Meadgate Avenue. At the heart of the old village there are over 30 listed buildings. The Baddow Hospital is in West Hanningfield Road and there are employment areas adjacent to Beehive Lane, West Hanningfield Road and Church Street. There are five churches in the parish, St Marys, St Pauls, Meadgate, the United Reform Church and the Church of Latter Day Saints. The crime rate is generally low but there are some acts of vandalism, usually around the recreational areas.
A Great Baddow Community Special Constable will:
- Be integrated into a Community Policing Team
- Start and end their duty as close to their community as possible, potentially from another agency’s premises
- Spend the majority of their time within the council area’s neighbourhoods.
- Be visible and accessible in local communities on uniformed, foot or cycle patrol.
- Help address local issues and priorities as informed by the local council and police intelligence-led tasking.
- Patrol hot spots identified through intelligence or which have been deemed to be priority areas.
- Respond to police-related incidents within the council area.
- Engage with local communities and support further recruitment of Specials.
- Attend suitable local council meetings where available to do so.
- Have regard to the Council’s aims and objectives in their voluntary service.
So if you’re interested in really looking after your little piece of the world please submit an application. Great Baddow would love to have you as part of their community team and we’d love to help you keep your area safe.