Metropolitan Police - Working together for a safer London

Accessibility

The Metropolitan Police website uses the UK Government accesskeys system, enabling keyboard navigation to specific areas of the site.

The following keys have been used on the main Met Police Careers website:

Key Page or function
s Skip navigation
1 Home page
3 Sitemap
5 Answering your questions
8 Disclaimer
9 Contact us
0 Access key details (this page).

Users on Macintosh computers should hold down the 'Ctrl' (Control) key and the accesskey.

Users using a Microsoft Windows based computer should hold down the 'Alt' key and the accesskey.

Users using Microsoft Internet Explorer (4 and above) press the 'Return' key after the accesskey combination.

Users of other browsers (Netscape 6+, Opera 7+ and Mozilla) do not need to press the 'Return' key in order to get the accesskey to work.

Text size

The text on this website has been styled using a non-fixed value in a style sheet. This means that you can change the size of the text on your screen by using your browser settings as follows:

Text Controls

If you find the text on the MPS website too small to read comfortably, please click on the browsers listed below for step-by-step instructions on how to increase the size of the text on any web page you are viewing:

Note: If this does not work it could be because your computer settings cannot be changed due to local IT policies - contact your local IT support for further help.

(Windows) Internet Explorer

Open the 'View' menu with the mouse or by pressing 'Alt' + 'V'.

Select the 'Text Size' option with the mouse or by pressing 'X'.

Choose your preferred text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing 'Enter' or by clicking on it.

The text on our website should now have changed to reflect your choice.

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(Windows) Mozilla Firefox

Open the 'View' menu with the mouse or by press 'Alt' and 'V' at the same time.

Select the 'Text Size' option with the mouse or by pressing 'S' twice.

Increase or decrease the text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing ' Enter '.

Alternatively you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' to increase the text size, 'Ctrl' and '-' to decrease the text size. 'Ctrl' and '0' returns you to the default size.

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(Windows) Netscape

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse or pressing 'Alt' + 'V'.

Click on the 'Text Zoom' option with the mouse or press 'Z'.

Click on the text size you want with the mouse or use the up and down keys and then 'Enter' to select the text size you want.

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(Windows) Opera

Unlike in Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator, Opera can increase the size of images as well as text.

You can quickly increase or decrease the size of both text and graphics using the numberpad '+' and '-' keys. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%. However the changes will not be remembered next time you open Opera.

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(Mac) Mozilla Firefox

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse.

Hover your mouse over 'Text Size' and choose a different text size from the listed options.

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(Mac) Internet Explorer for OS 8 and 9

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse.

Hover your mouse over 'Text Zoom' and Choose a different text size from the listed options.

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(Mac) Internet Explorer for OS X

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse.

Hover your mouse over 'Text Zoom' and choose a different text size from the listed options.

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(Mac) Netscape 7 for OS 8 and 9

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse.

Hover your mouse over 'Text Zoom' and Choose a different text size from the listed options.

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(Mac) Opera for OS 8 and 9

You can quickly increase or decrease the size of both text and graphics using the numberpad '+' and '-' keys. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%. However these changes will not be remembered next time you open Opera. Press '6' to take the text size back to the standard size.

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(Mac) Opera for OS X

You can quickly increase or decrease the size of both text and graphics using the numberpad '+' (or '0' ) and '-' (or '9') keys. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%. However these changes will not be remembered next time you open Opera.

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(Mac) Safari

Click on the 'View' menu with the mouse.

Click on 'Make Text Bigger' or Make Text Smaller to change the font size.

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(Linux) Mozilla Firefox

Open the 'View' menu with the mouse or by press 'Alt' + 'V'.

Click 'Text Size' or press 'Alt' + 'S'.

Click on 'Increase' or 'Decrease' to change the text size or press the right arrow to expand the 'Text Size' menu options and use the up and down arrow to select ' ncrease' or 'Decrease' and then press 'Enter'.

Alternatively you can press 'Ctrl' + '+' (plus) to increase the text size, 'Ctrl' + '-' (minus) to decrease the text size. 'Ctrl' + '0' returns you to the default size.

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(Linux) Konqueror

Press 'Ctrl' + '+' (plus) to increase the text size and press 'Ctrl' + '-' (minus) to decrease the text size.

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(Linux) Opera

You can quickly increase or decrease the size of both text and graphics using the numberpad '+' and '-' keys. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%. However these changes will not be remembered next time you open Opera.