COVID-19 update

Police recruitment remains open, though there are changes to some of our processes to protect applicants and staff. 


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Representing our communities

To be able to represent and engage the communities we serve, it's vital that our police service is inclusive and diverse. That's why it's so important that people of all backgrounds, cultures and experiences apply to join the police. Find out more about how we're creating an inclusive and diverse police service. 

Supporting diversity

I wanted a varied career that made a difference.


West Yorkshire Police

Life in the police

Being a police officer is varied and rewarding but also challenging, so there are some key qualities and skills you need to already have or be willing to develop in order to do the job well. Find out more about what’s involved in being a police officer.

Applying to the police

There are various ways to join the police, depending on your work, life and educational experience, and the application process involves a number of stages. Find out more about the application process. 

Every day is different and I'm learning new skills.


North Wales Police