Your London, Your Met

Policing one of the world's most vibrant cities can be challenging, exciting and, with a supportive team around you, incredibly rewarding.

Recruitment Update

Following the introduction of the additional language eligibility criteria as a key skill to become a police constable in the Met, you must now be able to speak one of the below 25 languages to be eligible to apply:

Arabic Bengali Bulgarian Cantonese Estonian Farsi French German Greek Hebrew Hindi Italian Lithuanian Polish Portuguese Punjabi Romanian Sinhala Somali Spanish Tamil Turkish Urdu Vietnamese Yoruba (Nigeria)

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Unless you meet our eligibility criteria, you will be unable to submit an application at this time. If you don't have the relevant language skills outlined above, but still want to become a Police Constable, you can register here to receive details of future recruitment campaigns.

You can also still make a big contribution to London and gain new skills by volunteering for the Met as a Special Constable.


Our Mission

Our mission is to make life in London safer for all the people we serve. Find out how we're achieving this in a city that's home to millions.

Our mission & core values

On the beat

As the face of the Met, you'll be dealing with local communities, building relationships and combating crime. Get an insight into the role and a behind-the-scenes look at life in the Met.

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Am I eligible?

Find out if you've got what it takes to become a Police Constable with the Met.

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a PC

We'll make sure you're equipped to tackle the different challenges we face. From your Certificate in Knowledge of Policing and through your initial training, discover the development opportunities you'll have access to.

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A sense of

Becoming a Police Constable offers a stable, respected career that you can be proud to perform - and that could progress in many different directions.

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