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Dorset Police is one of the highest performing Police Services in the United Kingdom.

As a member of Dorset Police, you will feel a strong sense of pride in working to protect the communities we serve.

You will work closely alongside dedicated and inspiring colleagues, in a challenging and ever-changing environment. Together with this, you will be given on-going training and the opportunities and support needed to achieve your goal.

We have a strong commitment to equality and diversity both within the organisation and in the service we provide. We are committed to supporting all staff and eliminating discrimination. Regardless of your age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation, we aim to be an employer of choice that promotes equal opportunities In order to achieve this we are proud to pursue a policy of 'positive action'.

Our vision - To provide an outstanding service to the people of Dorset.

Our mission - We keep people safe. We do the right thing. We make a difference. We collaborate.

For further information about opportunities for working with the force please use the links below:

Positive Action -

We aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and attracts the best talent from the widest pool of people. However, some groups of people are currently under-represented in or workforce as a whole, or in particular positions.

We particularly encourage applications from the following under-represented groups to join our police family:

  • Young people
  • BAME communities
  • People with disabilities
  • Women
  • Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual
  • Transgender

In order to achieve this we are proud to pursue a policy of ‘positive action’.

Select here for further information and to register your information for this scheme

Disability Confident Scheme -

Dorset Police is proud to be accredited under the Disability Confident Scheme. This acknowledges the importance we see in providing opportunities for people with disabilities.

Select here for further information on the Disability Scheme