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Police Officers

Police Officers in a line - © Dorset Police All Rights ReservedDorset Police will be inviting applications for the role of Police Constable from 0930 hours on Monday 5 January 2015.

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 during 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 0900 – 1700 hours and  Friday 0900 – 1600 hours.


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

This will run until 23:59 hours on Wednesday 7 January 2015, 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 on this page for full details of the process. You will not be able to register or commence the application process until 0930 hours on Monday 5 January 2015

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 (96kb PDF) 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.


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