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Community Support Officers and Wardens

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)

Police community support officers, also known as a PCSOs, work for Kent Police to help the public and support police officers.

They act as a highly visible point of contact and help to deter nuisance crime and anti-social behaviour.

Find your local PCSO »


Community Wardens

The Kent Community Warden Scheme began with a band of 12 wardens in May 2002, as part of a three-year pilot scheme. It delivered such early success that numbers were increased within six months and in March 2005 a new training centre - the first of its kind in the UK - was opened to help bring the team of wardens up to 100.

Community wardens aim to help the people of Kent to live safely and independently in their neighbourhoods and communities.

They provide a visible uniformed presence to tackle anti-social behaviour. Many wardens are regarded as the focal point for the communities they serve and their mobile telephone number is accessible to all.

There is no such thing as a typical warden, all ages and backgrounds are represented, and they all share a common cause - to do their best to support and help the communities in which they work.

Why would I want to contact my community warden?

  • Wardens work closely with Police, local authorities and other agencies and are a useful source of information.
  • They raise community awareness of problems such as bogus callers preying on vulnerable people in their homes.
  • They address environmental issues such as fly tipping, graffiti and vandalism.
  • They engage with the young, elderly and vulnerable in activities such as youth clubs and sporting events, coffee mornings and advice surgeries.
  • If they don't know the answer to a query, they know someone who will.

Find your nearest community warden

We have community wardens all over Kent - find the warden for your area.


Contact Community Safety

Email: csu@dover.gov.uk