Produced by Association of Special Constabulary Officers (ASCO), ViP is aiming to become the voice of volunteers and volunteering in Policing.

Feel free to download the latest and previous editions of Volunteers in Policing from our archives below.


Volunteers in Policing Launch

Welcome to the first ever edition of Volunteers in Policing. A foreword by David Pedrick-Friend, Chair of ASCO.

Taser for Special Constables

The Home Secretary has recently announced that Special Constables will be authorised to use Taser. The licencing of Taser for Special Constables will be under clear national guidance, and the training on Taser received by Special Constables will be exactly the same standards as for regular police officers.