How to join the Police

Here you will find information on how to join the UK Police Service.

Joining the UK Police Service has many benefits. With an attractive starting salary, professional training and many career opportunities, the Police Service offers a valuable and rewarding career.

Being a Police Officer is not always easy, and can be very challenging. If you have always though about joining the Police Service and were not sure how to go about it. Then here are Police Information we can help guide you through the application and recruitment process.

We provide information to assist you in making the application process easier to understand and you can even get the views of serving Police Officers by visiting our discussion forum. If the Police Service is the career for you then let Police Information help you to help yourself and make a successful career in the Police Service become reality.

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PC Andrew Hurst first met the victim during a cell call after she was arrested for shoplifting.
More Athena delays likely, PCC suggests 10:13, 28th September GMT
Date for implementation of new IT system across three forces may be pushed back.
Officer collapses and dies at station 15:58, 27th September GMT
Thames Valley officer died at Milton Keynes Police station this morning.
Fall in complaints about officers misusing rail travel benefits 05:00, 28th September GMT
Coincides with drop in number being eligible for scheme, and misconduct hearings being made public.
Fireworks thrown at officers reconstructing child death crash 05:00, 28th September GMT
Officers narrowly avoid serious injury in 'appalling' incident.
Forces begin merging forensic services functions 05:00, 28th September GMT
Merger will be completed by winter 2017 and will save both forces money.
Force hits out at 'speculation' double killer could have more victims 11:28, 27th September GMT
Ex-detective superintendent involved in the case says Christopher Halliwell is likely to have murdered more women.
Female officer in clear over bare breasts bust-up 05:00, 28th September GMT
Two senior female officers are alleged to have had a row in a hotel over their breasts resulting in one of the women baring her chest.
Retired officer killed in cycle race 10:48, 27th September GMT
Ian Bashford was a former PC in the Diplomatic Protection Group.
Fed calls for end to "mess" of owed rest days 05:00, 28th September GMT
PSNI officers are owed more than 20,000 rest days according to a Freedom of Information request.