New recruit for Ottery police

PUBLISHED: 16:31 22 January 2009 | UPDATED: 12:19 17 June 2010



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OTTERY S neighbourhood police team welcomed a new recruit this week.

OTTERY'S neighbourhood police team welcomed a new recruit this week.

Steve Trail took up his role as the parish's rural PCSO on Monday and said he is looking forward to the challenge and meeting people in the area.

PCSO Trail, 33, who joined the police force two years ago, joins the team after spending 18 months with Thames Valley Police. His new patch includes Tipton St John, Wiggaton and West Hill.

PC Phil Thomas added PCSO Trail is a welcome addition to the team which will benefit from having a full time officer in the post.

PCSO Trail replaces Jo Carter, who worked on a part time basis.

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