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Dorset Police will be inviting applications for the role of Police Constable from Monday 8 February 2016

A huge variety of roles are carried out by Police Constables and it is an incredibly challenging and rewarding job. We are seeking dedicated, positive and empathetic people to fill vacancies throughout Dorset. As a Police Constable you would work closely with the community and undertake activities to tackle crime and disorder at a local level.

Regrettably at this time we are unable to take calls, therefore all enquiries should be by e-mail to the email address below. We aim to respond to all emails within 48 hours during normal office hours, Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4pm.


Applicants will be able to register and apply here when the first stage of the application process opens online.

This will run until 11:59pm on Friday 12 February 2016, remaining open 24 hours a day. You can register and complete the Pre-Assessment process at any time during this period.

Before applying please download and read the recruitment brochure for full details of the process.

The recruitment brochure is available here (362kb PDF) >

You will not be able to register or commence the application process until 9.30am on Monday 8 February 2016.

Dorset Police is committed to fairness towards all members of the community. We need people with a range of skills and experiences from a mixture of backgrounds to help us deliver excellence in local policing across Dorset. We welcome and encourage applications from all of the diverse groups from within our communities.

Before applying please read the Police Officer Recruitment Brochure carefully and make sure you meet all the essential criteria set out. If you do not meet the criteria then regrettably you will not be considered for the role of Constable on this occasion.

There are a number of stages to this process. Please familiarise yourself with the recruitment process and make sure you are able to complete each stage within the key dates.

Thank you for your interest in joining Dorset Police.

For further information regarding the eligibility criteria for this role please visit The College of Policing website page here >

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