Cyber Special Cyber Volunteer (CSCV)

The Cyber Crime Unit at Lancashire Police are looking for individuals to join the Lancashire CSCV programme. If you have cyber expertise or a technical cyber response background this may be an opportunity for you.

What is the CSCV programme?
CSCV are the core of the digital community. Individuals who have technical expertise are joining law enforcement in their fight against Cybercrime. The CSCV programme is a significant opportunity to augment police capability against the growing threat from cybercrime by utilising industry experts.

This opportunity is subject to Police vetting and a DBS check, to qualify you must have been a resident in the UK for the past 3 years. The application process including interview and vetting can take up to 8 to 10 weeks. 

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  •  Help prevent crime and victimisation in Lancashire
  •  Establish relationships with law enforcement and help provide a better service to the public
  • Be involved in assisting policing effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy in a digital reliant society
  • Help law enforcement develop partnerships with industry, academia and other sectors
  • Get involved in cyber incident response in Lancashire
  • Hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle or have access to public transport (travel expenses can be claimed)
  • Log volunteering hours monthly on-line.

Required Qualities:

Do you have knowledge/expertise in any of these areas?

  • Dark web / TOR & Internetwork
  • Antivirus Network Analysis & Security
  • Bitcoin/ Cryptocurrency
  • Data Encryption & Decryption
  • Digital Intelligence & Open Source Research Capability
  • Malware & Ransomware
  • Network Systems/ Virtual Network
  • Digital Forensic Work
  • Cyber Incident Response


You will be required to attend a half day training input at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters, Hutton.

Required Age:

18 years +


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Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters
Saunders' Ln
Preston PR4 5SA
United Kingdom

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Cyber Co-Ordinator

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