‘I always wanted to join the force’ - New police community support officer starts on Letchworth beat
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A new police community support officer has fulfilled a lifelong dream by starting on the beat in Letchworth.
Jordan Bright has joined the safer neighbourhood team, which comprises PCSOs and police constables working within the community to improve quality of life and public safety.
The 22-year-old said: “From a young age I always wanted to join the police force. Every day is a different challenge and I get to meet lots of people.
“I’m looking forward to making great new relationships with my colleagues and the local community.”
Jordan started after completing a six-week training course. Before joining the police he was studying public services at college while working a part-time job.
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Sgt Alan Clarke said: “Jordan is a great addition to the safer neighbourhood team in Letchworth.
“The team does a great deal of positive work in the community, especially identifying people who may be vulnerable to crime and finding solutions to help them.
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“Jordan will be out on his beats on proactive patrols, so he has a big role to play in being a visible deterrent to criminals.”
You can email Jordan directly on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 101 and ask for him.
You can also speak to him on his airwaves radio if he’s on duty. Call 01707 354192 and say the name of the officer you wish to speak to.
Always call 999 in an emergency or if you witness a crime in progress.