Career opportunities in policing

Find out about policing vacancies in the UK and abroad.

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The College of Policing works with police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners to provide details of policing vacancies across all roles, ranks and grades, and for police transferees. This page will also provide information on secondments to national and international police organisations.

  • For vacancies at the College of Policing, see our College vacancies pages.
  • If you are a member of the public who is interested in joining the police, visit the Police recruitment website.
  • If you are a senior manager, a graduate, a serving constable, a special constable or a member of police staff who is interested in joining the police, see our Fast Track and Direct Entry pages.

For information about any of the opportunities listed below, please follow the relevant link. The page is updated as vacancies become available, so please check regularly.

Current vacancies

Warwickshire Police: Chief Constable

The Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner, is inviting applications for the post of Chief Constable. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers for this demanding position.
The Commissioner is looking for a top level strategic leader who will work with him to deliver the objectives in his Police and Crime Plan, thereby providing the maximum protection to people who live, work and travel through Warwickshire.

Deadline for Completed Applications: 12.00pm on 24 November 2014.

For more information and application details, see the Warwickshire Police website

North Yorkshire Police: Head of Estates, Logistics and Technology

North Yorkshire Police would like to hear from applicants who are results focussed and a forward thinking leader who can provide strategic and project leadership and direction on all the Force's estates, logistics, and technology support services related matters. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the successful applicant will be a proactive, visible and innovative leader contributing throughout the organisation as the Force enters the next stage of its transformation.

Deadline for completed applications: 4.30pm on 31 October 2014.

For further information and application details, see the North Yorkshire Police website

Thames Valley Police: Transferee Police Constables

Thames Valley Police is seeking to recruit experienced police officers currently serving with a UK police force.

For more information, please visit the Thames Valley Police website

Surrey Police: Experienced Detective Constables

Surrey Police is looking to recruit experienced PIP2 accredited detective constables with experience in public protection, proactive crime or reactive crime.

Deadline for completed applications: to be confirmed.

For more information and application details, see the Surrey Police website

Sussex Police: Police Constable Transferees

Sussex Police has opportunities for transferees from other forces at the rank of police constable only. Opportunities include neighbourhood response officers, response Investigation Officers, divisional CID detective constables (PIP accreditation required) and roads policing constables (previous roads policing required). Applicants must be resident in Sussex upon an offer of appointment.

Deadline for completed applications: to be confirmed.

For more information and application details, see the Sussex Police website

Leicestershire Police: Special Constables

Leicestershire Police is actively looking to recruit special constables to work alongside regular police officers, and is holding a number of recruitment seminars.

For more information and details of the recruitment seminars, see the Leicestershire Police website.