Eligibility Criteria to become a Police Officer

Before you apply to become a Police Officer, PCSO or Special Constable in any force area, it is important that you check your eligibility to ensure that you are able to join the police service based on the following information. Each force will have different eligibility requirements and will be based on the following:

  • Age
  • Previous applications
  • Financial checks
  • Criminal history
  • Previously resident abroad
  • Verification of identity and right to work
  • Membership of specified political parties
  • Nationality
  • Tattoos and body piercings
  • Swimming
  • Driving

For information on how to book a place, please contact Sue Jervis on 07920 054141 or [Email.]