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Being a Police Officer

Applications to become a detective through our Graduate Programme are now open. Our uniformed police officer recruitment is also open through our degree holder programme and for those looking to work towards the degree apprenticeship.

Remember when you broke up that fight? Maybe that time you helped out your elderly neighbour? You might already have the leadership, communication skills and compassion that it takes to be a police officer – you just don’t know it yet.

Whether you’re looking for a later-life career change or you’re a fresh out of uni graduate, you can put those skills into action here at Team NP – be it as a detective, working in child protection or even as an authorised firearms officer.

We’ll help you to develop those skills, and uncover new ones, giving you a rewarding career where you’ll be making a difference to people’s lives, each and every day.

Choose your entry route

Choose your entry route

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About
Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship

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About Graduate Detective Programme

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Degree holders entry programme

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What you need to know

What you need to know

Eligibility
Requirements

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Preparing for
the role

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Pay & Benefits

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Life as a police officer

From the application process and your training and induction to life as a qualified officer at Team NP. Take an in-depth look at what’s involved in the recruitment journey.

The application process

Click on each icon to find out more about the different stages in our recruitment process.

Start

Step 1 : Engagement Event

Engagement Event

Step 2 : Application Form

Application Form

Step 3 : National Sift

National Sift

Step 4. : Assessment Centre

Assessment Centre

Step 5 : Interview

Interview

Step 6 : Conditional Offer

Conditional Offer

Step 7 : Pre-Employment Check

Pre-Employment Check

Step 8 : Final Offer

Final Offer

Step 9 : Start your career as a Police Officer

Start your career as
a Police Officer

Step 2 : Application Form

Application Form

Step 3 : Interview

Interview

Step 5 : Conditional Offer

Conditional Offer

Step 7 : Final Offer

Final Offer

Start

Step 1 : Engagement Event

Engagement Event

Step 3 : National Sift

National Sift

Step 4 : Assessment

Assessment Centre

Step 6 : Pre-Employment Checks

Pre-Employment
Checks

Step 8 : Start your career as a Police Officer

Start your career as
a Police Officer