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I wore suit trousers and jacket and a white fitted shirt. So pleased I did as even though the interview was listed as 'informal'.

Answered 12 March 2019

The Police Service is a disciplined organisation and all aspects of advancement are extremely burdened by the necessity of recording a positive development profile. There are diverse opportunities for specialising and advancement.

Answered 11 January 2020

Time constraints with a crime list, not enough officers to carry out the work effectively, not finishing on time when you are going out with friends/family after your shift, beaurocracy, public demands.

Answered 17 February 2020

They have an extensive vetting system, from biometric DNA tests, to medical checks, fitness tests, assessments and the vetting of past criminal convictions and family checks. Including your background information. Very extensive, but necessary.

Answered 17 July 2018

Usually an lengthy application form, then interview with several on the panel, then skills test where applicable, vetting (at least 3 months) before firm job offer and start date

Answered 5 January 2018

Equality and diversity questions always come up

Answered 5 January 2018

As a civilian employee, there are certain roles which can be carried out remotely.
For these you would need to talk to them.

Answered 17 February 2020

Application form then interview or temp agency if applicable.

Answered 28 September 2020
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