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Definitive Police Recruitment Guide

Police recruitment
  Police recruitment across England and Wales has never been better for aspiring police officers, transferee police officers, PCSOs and Special Constables. Forces are now recruiting large numbers of officers just to keep their numbers from dropping any lower. Over the next 12-18 months forces across England and Wales will recruit in excess of 3000 regular police officers. The number...
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Preparing For Police Recruitment Final Interview

Police Recruitment Interview
One of the services I have been successfully providing for a number of years is coaching for the police recruitment final interview process. Depending on the force the interviews generally last between 45 and 75 minutes and are rightly very demanding. While you can game play the College of Policing SEARCH National Police Assessment Centre (all Home Office forces have to run this for their p...
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Completing Your Police Application Form

police application form
Recently I reviewed a police application form for one of my clients that was unsuccessful at the initial stage of the recruitment process. Naturally this individual was upset, even more so because he had followed the College of Policing guidance on the completion of the application form and had answered the questions in the style they suggested as below:        ...
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Why forces aren’t succeeding in BME police recruitment

BME police recruitment
  There's been some controversy (again!) in the press recently highlighting how just about every force in the country are failing with their BME police recruitment efforts. Last year (July 15) I conducted my own analysis of the West Midlands Police Recruitment process which at the time was failing miserably to recruit from its BAME communities. The attached photograph of one of thei...
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Online Police Application Process

Police Online Assessment Tests
  Over the past 12 months a number of forces have been recruiting officers using an online police application process. This has enabled them to add further stages to the process before you get to complete the online application form provided by the College of Policing. The idea being that you can screen unsuitable candidates out before the application form stage. The problem for most c...
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