Police Officer

Interested in becoming a police officer, or the different careers in policing? Whether you want a career as a police officer or police staff, here you will find the different options that are available to you and what skills and abilities you will need to get you there.

Can I Join The Police At 50

Can I Join The Police At 50 [UK]?

Can I join the police at 50 is a question we often get. It’s not surprising that more people have multiple careers in a lifetime. And maybe becoming a police officer is your second career. So, let’s get into what ages you can join the police and other issues you may want o to consider.

Firearms Police Salary UK

Firearms Police Salary [UK]

Ever wondered how much a police firearms officer makes? Whether you’re just curious or are considering a career as an armed officer, this article will take you through everything you need to know, including what they earn, as well as what subscriptions they need to pay for.

Do Police Officers Need A Firearms License

Do Police Officers Need A Firearms License? [UK]

Do police officers need a firearms license is an interesting question that we often get asked. So, we thought we’d answer the question here for you. There are two answers to this question, depending on whether the officer is on duty or not.

How To Join Armed Police UK

How To Join The Armed Police – UK [Step By Step Guide]

Whether you are already a police officer, want to become one, or have a military background and are looking at transitioning onto the police, you may be wondering how to join armed police in the UK. In this guide, we will take you through all of the steps that you will need to go through, in order to join the armed police.

What GCSEs Do You Need To Be A Detective UK

What GCSEs Do You Need To Be A Detective [UK]?

With more and more complex crimes being commonplace, the police need more skilled detectives in order to tackle these criminals. A career as a deceptive can be a really rewarding one, so let’s get into what GCSEs you need to be a detective as well as some other important things that you need to know.

How To Adopt A Failed Police Dog [UK]

How To Adopt A Failed Police Dog [UK]

Just as not all humans are cut out to be police officers, not all dogs are suited to being police dogs. There are many reasons for police dogs not passing their police training. There is no shame in a dog not passing their training, the training is intentionally rigorous. Let’s find out how to adopt a failed police dog and give it a loving family.    

Police Vetting - What do they check

Police Vetting [What Do They Check?]

Confused by police vetting? You don’t need to be. We are going to take you through what to expect from police vetting. We will go through the types of questions that you are likely to be asked as part of the vetting process as well as give you some of our top tips to give yourself the best chance of passing your vetting.

Police Locker Essentials

Police Locker Essentials [Plus Our Top Tips]

Ever wondered what you need to store in your police locker? Don’t worry, we will take you through everything we store in ours and that we recommend for you to store in yours. Don’t get caught out! We will also take you through how to organise your locker to make sure you get the most out of your space and how to keep it smelling clean and fresh.

UK Police Rank Structure Explained

UK Police Ranks Explained

All UK Police Forces use the same rank structure, except for the Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police. Due to their size, they have additional ranks. In this article, we will take you through the UK Police Ranks and the abbreviations that are used for each of these.

Working in CID

Careers in Policing: Working in CID

When you start a career in policing, you’ll quickly realise how many different roles are involved with policing. Working in the CID is one such role. Each day, you can work with different departments, dealing with a host of different crime types. A career in CID may be a stepping stone to working in different investigative departments, each of these departments includes specialised jobs that require different skillsets, so it’s important to figure out which type of investigative work you’re interested in before you move forward with your career.
In this article, we are going to explore what it is like to work in CID (Criminal Investigation Department), what specific skills set you will need to work in CID, this way you can decide whether a career in CID is for you.