VIP Newsletter VIP Newsletter October 2017

Got a Good News story? Email us: Special Constables Police Support Volunteers & Cadets October 2017 Volunteers Open Day Open Day Sunday, 18 June The open day proved to be a really excellent event, which included speeches from the Chief Constable Peter Goodman, ACC Chris Haward and PCC Hardyal Dhindsa, highlighting the valuable contribution volunteers bring to policing. Following the event PSV Martin Gibbons sent this message to Laura Bennett, the Central PSV Co-ordinator: The force celebrated volunteers week by inviting its volunteers to attend an Open Day, with demonstrations from Roads Policing, Task Force and Firearms among others. Volunteers from across the organisation attended, including Specials, PSVs, Cadets, Independent Custody Visitors, Chaplains and the Independent Advisory Group. “Firstly thanks to all of you who had the mammoth job of organising all the people, location, refreshments and equipment to be in the right place at the right time, absolutely sterling work. You deserve to give yourselves a major pat on the back for everything going so smoothly on the day.” “Then a massive thanks to all of you who gave up your time to make it a great day for us and our families.” n Continued on page 3 1