A Special Constable has been honoured for giving up nearly 700 hours of his spare time to help South Yorkshire Police.
William Memmi, aged 24, completed nearly 700 hours of service as a Special Constable in 2016 and was recently promoted to the rank of Special Sergeant.
To thank him for his efforts, he was presented with a Commander’s Commendation for his ‘outstanding commitment’ to South Yorkshire Police and serving the public.
Presenting him with his award, Superintendent Bob Chapman said: “William embodies the very best of South Yorkshire Police.
“He has shown outstanding commitment to his role as a Special, working an incredible amount of hours alongside his criminality degree at university.
“As a volunteer, he has given so much time and effort to our force it is only right that we recognise and congratulate him for his excellent work.
“It is a pleasure to award him this commendation today and I know I speak for his colleagues, senior officers and the wider public of South Yorkshire when I say thank you William, for your hard work and for your contributions to policing.”
Special Constables are volunteers who have the same powers as regular officers.
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