ASCO is a registered charity and the national representative body for Special Constables in the UK working closely with The Home Office, Government Ministers, The College of Policing and others nationally to represent your views.
We can process your application here by completing the online application. By making an application to ASCO you are consenting to relevant information being retained and stored electronically as governed by the General Data Protection Regulations
PayPal & BACS payments can be accepted at the time of joining but standing orders should be payable from 1st April annually. Membership year starts annually in April.
Full membership is available to any warranted special constable in the UK. Retiring special constables are entitled to change their membership class to 'retired'. Anyone with an interest in policing may apply for associate membership status. Associate status carries no voting rights but an entitlement to receive and participate in all other ASCO activities.
ASCO succeeds because of the participation and involvement of special constabulary officers volunteering at all levels and ranks. To build on the success of this growing organisation please consider standing for election as vacancies arise and let colleagues know by sharing details about ASCO and the Association website address www.asco.police.uk
ASCO is a registered charity, number 1179953. Registered with the Charity Commission in England & Wales
Any personal information you give to us, whether written or electronic, will be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679). ASCO will use the information to process your membership and it will be used and shared in connection with ASCO activities (for example: Member reporting, provision of mailing lists, notification of open days, organised visits and meetings including Local Area Group meetings, notification of the expiry of your subscription & providing member related topical information and opportunities etc.).
ASCO may also use the information to support its own financial records, marketing and market research activities. The information you provide will not be used for purposes other than the operation of ASCO.