A typical day at work is never that. Some people will say that no two days are ever the same, but here, no two hours are ever the same. The role is dynamic, with ever changing priorities and as such you need to be a fast learner and a quick thinker.
Management can vary depending on your department, however the organisation is made up of people who have been promoted through the ranks. In the police staff world, this can present some challenges.
The hardest part of the job can be dealing with the publec, especially if they have been a victim of crime, but his can also be the most rewarding, knowing you are there to make a difference to their lives.
Long hours, unsociable