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Careers within Nottinghamshire Police

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Nottinghamshire Police offers the opportunity for talented people from under-represented groups to find out more about the careers available within Nottinghamshire Police. The information below gives a brief outline of the positions offered with Nottinghamshire Police.

To find out more about the specific roles, view the content below or contact talent support: talentsupport@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

Police officer

Police officers provide an initial response to incidents, arresting suspects, searching people, premises and vehicles, interviewing suspects, victims and witnesses


  • Response
  • Neighbourhood Policing
  • Operational Support Group
  • Dog Section
  • Contact Management
  • Public Protection

Rank Structure

  • Police Constable
  • Detective Constable
  • Police Sergeant
  • Detective Sergeant
  • Inspector
  • Detective Inspector
  • Chief Inspector
  • Detective Chief Inspector
  • Superintendent
  • Detective Superintendent
  • Chief Superintendent
  • Detective Chief Superintendent
  • Assistant Chief Constable
  • Deputy Chief Constable
  • Chief Constable

Special Constable

Special Constables are volunteer police officers who work on the front line to support our regular officers and PCSOs.

Police Support Volunteers

Police Support Volunteers volunteer in a variety of roles and departmants across the Force to support both staff and officers.


Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) work in neighbourhood teams across the county. They patrol their neighbourhood area, engage with the community and assist police officers at a crime scene or major events.

Police Staff

Police staff work across the Force in a variety of roles and departments, supporting front line officers, senior officers, other across the Force and engage with members of the public.


  • Chief Officer Team
  • Corporate Communication
  • Finance
  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Crime Scene Investigators
  • Police Investigating Officers

Police Cadets

Police Cadets are the youngest members of the policing family, at the ages of 16. They volunteer for a two year programme that runs throughout the school term to learn about policing and volunteer at events that occur throughout the year across the county.

Download the below PDF for information on the various roles within Nottinghamshire Police