People with a curious, inquisitive mind, who think they make have what it takes to be a detective, are being encouraged to apply to join us as part of the accelerated detective constable programme.
The accelerated detective constable programme enables candidates to become a detective on a ‘fast-track’ scheme. Successful candidates will be required to complete a year of intensive training and practical experience to ensure they meet the requirements of a police constable. They will then complete the necessary training to obtain their detective qualification to enable them to become a detective.
Detectives can work in a number of interesting and varied teams, from investigating prevalent local crime to more specialist investigations including protecting the vulnerable and cybercrime.
Whilst no previous policing experience is necessary to apply, it is essential that anyone applying displays the skills and attributes suited to the role, including an inquisitive mind, excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of integrity.