This report sets our headline findings and key recommendations from the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) ‘rapid review’ of the Special Constabulary in Gwent. The review was intended as a high-level review of the current Specials model, identifying key issues in how the model currently operates and primarily focused upon options for the future. The review was undertaken over a six week period January-March 2017, and involved: - Interviews and focus groups with Special Constables (28 Specials directly engaged); - An online survey of Special Constables (24 responses); - An online survey of Regulars and PCSOs (63 responses); - Analysis of data and reading of strategic documents; - Strategic discussions with leaders in the Special Constabulary and more broadly in Gwent Police.
|Place of Publication||Northampton|
|Publisher||Institute of Public Safety, Crime and Justice|
|Commissioning body||Institute for Public Safety Crime and Justice|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Mar 2017|