Questions and Answers about West Yorkshire Police

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Depends on the role, a police officer averages at 40, with shifts this can mean 60+ some weeks, less others.

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There are various checks they have to do, because all the information they have is confidential.

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Have examples in mind of performance you have achieved. Each question will require a different example so you'll a bank of 5 to 10 to draw the most relevant one for the question asked.
Be smart
Don't lie, you'll be interviewed by people who are used to being lied to
Be polite
Remember, they want you to do well as well

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Depending on the role applied for, there will be an application form and an interview as a minimum, there will also be a requirement for vetting.

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Bullying and not to be trusted.

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Like any other interview. Around 5 questions where you give real examples of what you've achieved. Not difficult if you have life experience. More difficult if you're straight out of Uni so try volunteering or part time working before coming into the police.

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I applied for the role of Police community support officer by completing an application form, which led to a assessment process and an interview. After approx 6 years in this area i applied internally and was accepted for my current role.

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Support officers and promote those capable of supervising and galvanising a team not those that pass exams.

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Most questions are application based and focus on your answers provided on the forms. Usually you will be asked to provide experiential examples on certain achievements or challenges. These can be work related or personal circumstances.

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