As a police officer with the MPS, you will operate on the front line, supporting victims and witnesses, providing reassurance and instilling confidence.
The MPS are currently not accepting new applications for police officers. Please check this page for regular updates.
You may wish to gain valuable police officer experience and skills in the voluntary role of special constable
If you're interested in finding out more about being a police officer anyway, please use the links below.
Metropolitan police officers occupy a key position in the communities of 21st Century London, ensuring safety, security and prosperity.
- Pay & benefits
Police work represents a uniquely rewarding career, offering excellent salaries and fulfilling experiences - even during training.
At times routine and exciting, stressful and fun, the one thing that life as a police officer is not is predictable.
Our unique training facility in Hendon is the envy of police forces the world over. Discover how it prepares you for the real thing.
- Who we're looking for
To become a police officer you need to meet our basic eligibility requirements and display a number of personal qualities.
- Selection process
Do you have the talent, motivation and commitment to meet the standard set by our selection procedure?
- High Potential Development Scheme
Providing all officers up to and including the rank of Chief Inspector with structured career development.
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