Entry requirements

Policing is a unique role and we need to make sure you are the right person for that role. As a result, there are specific entry requirements to become a police officer. Please read our

Police Officer Recruitment - Guidance for External Applicants


Police Officer Recruitment - Guidance for Internal Applicants

carefully to make sure you match the entry criteria.

We have specific entry requirements regarding the following:

  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Driving licence
  • Health
  • Vision
  • Tattoos
  • Criminal record
  • Business interests
  • Financial vetting
  • Qualifications


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