Support organisations

This campaign is supported by a number of organisations, all working to ensure our police forces are representative of our communities. If you’re considering a career in policing and want to know more about what’s being done to promote diversity and inclusion, you can contact the relevant support organisation from the list below:

NPAA logo
NPAA logo

National Police Autism Association

Promoting neurodiversity in UK policing.

NBPA logo.
NBPA logo.

National Black Police Association

Promoting good race relations and equality within UK police forces and the wider community.

CPA logo
CPA logo

Christian Police Association

Encouraging and supporting Christians within UK police forces.

Disabled Police Association logo
Disabled Police Association logo

Disabled Police Association

The national body representing disability support networks in UK police forces, promoting equality of opportunity for disabled people.

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GRTPA logo

Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association

Uniting and supporting police officers and staff from a Gypsy Roma Traveller background.

Jewish Police Association logo
Jewish Police Association logo

Jewish Police Association

Providing a network of support to Jewish police officers and staff and promoting understanding of the Jewish faith within UK police forces.

National LGBT+ Police Network logo.
National LGBT+ Police Network logo.

National LGBT+ Police Network

Helping to create a police service that is reflective of our diverse communities. Promoting inclusiveness and equality of opportunity for all LGBT+ colleagues.

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NAMP logo

National Association of Muslim Police

Promoting equality within UK policing for Muslim officers and staff.

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Police Pagan Association logo

The Police Pagan Association

A national organisation supporting Pagan police officers and staff. Working together to improve the relationship between the Pagan community and the police.

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NSPAUK logo

National Sikh Police Association

A national association representing Sikh police officers and staff across the UK.

British Association for Women in Policing
British Association for Women in Policing

British Association for Women in Policing

Raising awareness and understanding of issues affecting women in policing. Developing a network of serving and retired officers, staff and volunteers and contributing to professional development of members.

Positive Action

Many police forces offer positive action initiatives, such as mentoring and online engagement sessions, to specifically support people from under-represented groups to apply. Get in touch with your chosen force to find out what positive action initiatives they're running. 

Am I eligible to join?

Before you decide to apply, it’s worth checking the basic eligibility criteria you need to fulfil. You should also check your chosen force’s website for a full up to date list of their local criteria.

BASIC ELIGIBILITY CHECK
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