John Dwyer, the Police and Crime Commissioner met the latest intake of thirteen Special Constables at the weekend.
John Dwyer said, "These men and women have volunteered to give some of their time to help make Cheshire an even better place to live.
"After training they will have the same powers as regular officers and will work alongside them to keep our streets and our homes safe.
"It is a challenging but rewarding task and I believe the volunteers benefit from learning new skills and broadening their experience.
"I want to see the number of Specials increase and be a valuable part of policing our neighbourhoods. They will have local knowledge and, because of that, people will use them as a point of contact when they have issues which are causing them concern.
They will be invaluable in tackling the type of crime and anti social behaviour which affects people′s everyday lives."