Police Jobs and Vacancies

This section covers all aspects of police jobs and vacancies. Police recruitment, police transfers during your police career and then on to jobs for ex police officers once you leave the service; it is all catered for here.

Depending where you are in your police career, you might find the following ‘Quick-Links’ useful...

Before You Join

Police Recruitment Information

During Your Police Career (for police transfer opportunities)

Go to Police Vacancies and select ‘Police (SERVING)’ as the Job Type.

After Leaving the Police

Go to Police Vacancies and select ‘Police (EX) – Re-Employment’ as the Job Type if you want to work back in a police force. If you do not wish to continue working for the police, simply pick the job type you would be interested in. here are hundreds of employers out there looking to recruit ex police officers.

A Police Career

Being a Police Officer is not always easy, and can be a very challenging task. But it is very varied and extremely rewarding.

If you have always thought about joining the Police Service but you were not sure how to go about it, Police Information can help guide you through the application and recruitment process.

Whether you are a serving or retired police officer, community support officer, special constable, police & criminal justice support worker, someone who works in the security industry, or an individual interested in reading information concerning policing, security and the police employment sector, Police Vacancies has a number of options for you!

Police Information is the most effective way for you to find the police job that will suit you. Police Information (via its sister site Police Vacancies) carries advertisements for all types of police jobs, from police forces looking to recruit Police Officers or Police Community Support Officers, to forces looking for police and staff transferees at various ranks and for diverse rolls, to many specialist employers looking to employ staff with policing experience once they have left the Service. If you are one of these police forces or employers looking to attract the right staff…

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