You’ll normally fill out your application form online. You’ll typically be asked about:
- Your personal details (like full name, date of birth and address)
- Your education history and qualifications
- Your employment history
- Any convictions
- Your financial situation and any business interests
- Any tattoos you have
The application form often includes some competency and / or values-based questions - find out more about the College of Policing's Competency & Values Framework to help you prepare.
Some forces may ask for more information in their application form. Here are our top tips on what makes a good application form.
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