Could you apply to be a police officer?

Could you apply to become a police officer?
Could you apply to become a police officer?

Lancashire Constabulary is looking for 160 new police officers to tackle crime, support the vulnerable and keep communities safe.

The roles are not for extra officers, but are needed to replace those that leave the constabulary, mainly through retirement, to ensure the force remains operationally resilient.

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw said: “This is an important investment in Lancashire Constabulary and a chance to recruit officers from under-represented communities.

“We need to replace the officers due to leave in the coming months in order to ensure the force can continue to deliver the high level of service that residents rightly expect.

“But the public also need to know they are being policed by officers who understand and relate to them, which is why I am committed to making sure the workforce better reflects our diverse communities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the best police forces in the country and I hope to see applications from people of all backgrounds who want to serve their local community.”

Training will commence in autumn 2017 and the new officers will be posted right across Lancashire.Apply online at Lancashire.police.uk/policeofficer from November 1 to 18, 2016