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Gwent Volunteer Police Cadets

In September 2015, Gwent Volunteer Police Cadets opened another unit in Abergavenny.  Cadets are a group of young people aged between 13 and 19 years of age that volunteer their time to learn about policing, community engagement, citizenship and personal development.

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The Unit is run from Deri View Primary School, every Thursday between 5:30pm and 7:30pm during school term times by PC Angela Jones, Senior Cadet Instructor and assisted by CSO Kim Parry and PSV Dan Cooke.

police-cadets2Cadets have to do a minimum of 3 hours volunteering each month as part of the National Cadet Programme and get involved in local projects, such as helping at the community garden in Goytre, helping clear woodland for a local military madness event as well as doing team building and drill within their unit.

They have a twitter site @gppolicecadets where you can see some of the activities and engagement that takes place.

Applications for Cadets will opening again soon.  Please check Gwent Police website for details.

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