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Supporting your parish

Honorary policing is a voluntary service that’s been part of Jersey life for hundreds of years. It’s an essential and very valuable service to our community. Each Parish has its own Honorary Police made up of volunteers from all walks of life.

Did you know?

You need to be between the ages
of 20 and 69 to apply.

You’ll receive regular training and learn
‘on the job’ as you assist people
in their hour of need.

You’ll broaden your skills in problem solving,
decision making, team building,
leadership and responsibility.

We are a diverse force and welcome all nationalities, groups and cultures

You don’t need to be Jersey born but must have been resident in the Island for at least two years

Did you know?

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Being an Honorary Police officer brings great satisfaction
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek says she gets a huge feeling of satisfaction from helping her community and has learnt skills that have benefited her work and personal life.
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Training is provided for all Honorary Police officers
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek says that all the training you need for the job is provided once you join and it's fun doing it.
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The Jersey Honoraries are a sociable bunch!
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek says there's a great social side to being an Honorary Police officer; it's not all work!
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It's possible to balance Honorary Police duties with other commitments
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek has a full time job and young son, but she balances this with her duties as an Honorary Police officer because it's something she wants to do.
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All nationalities are welcomed and supported in the Honorary Police force
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek says that community nationalities are supported by their colleagues in the Honorary Police.
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Don't be scared to join the Honorary Police!
Constable's Officer Aneta Popiolek encourages anyone thinking about joining the honoraries to give it a go! Do your best, we'll do the rest...
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The importance of the Parish Hall Enquiry system
Centenier Chris Bunt explains why the Parish Hall Enquiry system is essential for dealing with lower end offences and keeping them out of court.
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The Honorary Police are a first point of contact for community concerns
Centenier Chris Bunt says that the Honorary Police is a great way of contributing to the safety of the parish as a first port of call.
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How often do the Honorary Police get called out?
Centenier Chris Bunt shares how many call outs a typical duty week involves.
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What I enjoy about being in the Honorary Police
Vingtenier Isaura De Castro explains why she enjoys her role in the Honorary Police so much.
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The Honorary Police force welcomes all nationalities, groups and cultures
Vingtenier Isaura De Castro says the Honorary Police force is made up of different nationalities so they can serve the Island's diverse communities.
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All Honorary Police applicants receive full training for the role
Vingtenier Isaura De Castro says no-one goes out on the street without having had proper training so don't be put off applying.
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Honorary policing is voluntary and you choose how much time you can give to the role
Vingtenier Isaura De Castro says you can give as much or as little time as you wish as an Honorary Police officer to fit around your other commitments.
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Being an Honorary can pave the way to joining the States of Jersey Police force
PC Iain Ford says why his 5 years in the Honorary Police was such a good grounding for his career as a States of Jersey Police Constable.
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The Honorary Police help to keep people out of the criminal justice system
PC Iain Ford says that as an Honorary Police officer you have a chance to help people get on the right track through the parish hall enquiry system.
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The Honorary Police get professionally trained by the States of Jersey Police
The Honorary Police get excellent training from the States of Jersey Police to give them skills and confidence to perform their duties.
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The Honorary Police is all about teamwork
Teamwork within the community and between the parish forces is an enjoyable part of the Honorary Police role.
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Honorary policing is rewarding and fun
Being part of the Honorary Police gives you a chance to give something back to your parish community and have fun doing so.
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The Honorary Police patrol night shifts too sometimes
The Honorary Police sometimes patrol night shifts alongside the States of Jersey Police to keep the community safe.
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The Honorary Police can be a stepping stone to the Police Force
Acting Superintendent Alison Fossey says that the Honorary Police can be a great stepping stone into the States of Jersey Police Force.
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The benefit of the Honorary Police in the community
Acting Superintendent Alison Fossey says that the Honorary Police bring a huge benefit to the community by working closely alongside the States of Jersey Police to cover a wide variety of important roles.

Looking for a new challenge?
Want to give back to your local community?