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Community Safety Accreditation Scheme

As part of the Police Reform Act 2002 police Chief Constables were given permission to grant a limited range of police powers to employees of non-police organisations who contribute towards community safety.

Beacon Security can provide officers who have been granted these powers under the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme. In order to gain the accreditation, a full audit of processes and systems is undertaken by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO). The scheme is fully managed and monitored by the police.

The powers include:

These can be used to:

We used these powers, for example, to ensure the smooth running of the 2014 London To Brighton Bike Ride.

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