PCSO recruitment drive in full swing

Lancashire Police are recruiting police community support officers (PCSOs) across the Lancashire area

Monday, 28th August 2017, 3:07 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:44 pm
PCSO Tricia Baines talks about how much she enjoys the role

PCSOs do not have the power to arrest but are trained with excellent communication skills to protect the community in a non-confrontational capacity.

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Tricia Baines has been a PCSO in Chorley for over 10 years. She said: “I can honestly say I thoroughly enjoy the role as it gives me the opportunity to become part of the community and to work with residents and other agencies to actually make a difference.

“I get to know the community and work with them improve people’s daily business and the quality of life on the area I cover. The job is both diverse and challenging but most importantly it is rewarding.”

Recruitment is open for Lancaster, Fylde, Blackpool, Wyre, and Morecambe. Applications can be completed online.