Andrews FLSO (Front Line Support Officer) role is unique within the 43 forces of
Wales. Andrew is joined by another 12 FLSOs throughout the force area. Andrew has been working for the police service since 1990, having initially joined as a clerk, before moving on to be a Station Enquiry Clerk.
The FLSO role is extremely varied with no two days ever being the same. The FLSO has two main aims, to support their respective Neighbourhood Policing Teams and to be the key player in Community Engagement.
Since becoming an FLSO in 2006 Andrew has been involved in many events, Road Safety Campaigns, Stranger Danger, Cardiff Blues Open Day and each and every one of the PACT meetings within his area - Cardiff City Centre and the Bay. As well as these projects Andrew also works on a number of projects, including ourbobby.com our new neighbourhood policing website, hate crime training for our Police Community Support Officers, and the Bute Park Millennium Refurbishment Project.
Andrew also acts as a key contact for a number of partners such as the St Davids 2 building project, NCP Car Parks and the City Centre Management Team. The FLSOs regularly link in with local councillors, council departments, MPs, AMs, community safety partnerships, community groups and many others.
The FLSO is a key player in making your Neighbourhoods a safer and better place to be.