Special constables in Moray have been staying connected thanks to video conferencing technology.
Police are appealing to employers to consider giving staff who volunteer as special constables paid leave, in order to help them to support cops during the coronavirus pandemic.
A nationwide campaign to recruit new special constables has been launched by Police Scotland.
Police Scotland is set to hold a series of special events for people looking to volunteer as officers.
Two north-east crime fighters have spoken of the rewards of becoming police volunteers as they prepare for pastures new.