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A way of life

Keeping people safe. Being there when no-one else is. For the vulnerable, the young. Making decisions that help change lives. That change our lives, too. Tackling drugs and gangs, becoming an expert in fraud or public order. Being part of one big family. Everyone on team, working together. Doing something real. And proud to do it.

Ask any of us why we became police officers in the Met and we’ll all have different reasons. But it all boils down to this: to do something real and make a difference.

Whatever your reason to be a police officer in London’s Met, it’s the greatest reason in the world.


Being a full-time officer isn’t for everyone, which is why the Met is now offering flexible working patterns to all new Police Constable starters. You can also make a valuable contribution to London by volunteering for the Met as a special constable. To find out more, visit our Special Constable pages on our careers site.

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Want to find out more about becoming a PC and what we look for? Then register for one of our Meet and Engage Online Forums.

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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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Met Live

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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.