Please note: The third entry route will only be available upon completion of Degree in Professional Policing in 2022 and beyond

Degree in Professional Policing (Pre-Join)

  • To be eligible to apply you will hold a degree in Professional Policing Practice. This is the degree designed and endorsed by the College of Policing (CoP) and mandated by them as the national standard, which will be delivered by universities that are ‘licenced’ by CoP to deliver this degree programme. 
  • This route will mean that you have completed most of your learning prior to joining.
  • You will join the police force as a ‘probationary’ police constable and work in the role of becoming an operational police officer for 2 years.