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Police officer recruitment

Direct Entry Inspector programme

Interested in a career with the police service, joining directly at Inspector rank? Nottinghamshire Police, in partnership with The College of Policing, are delighted to announce that the application window for Direct Entry 2019 is now open until 18 February 2019.


Transfer to Nottinghamshire Police

Already a serving police officer? Transfer to Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police is looking for officers to transfer to the Force.

Opportunities are now open for experienced police constables, including officers currently in specialist roles wishing to undertake a level transfer to Nottinghamshire Police.


Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements

Because of the nature of the job, there are a certain number of eligibility requirements – read on to find out more.


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About the role

We want to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience who are committed to making a difference to the communities that we serve.


What happens after I apply?

What happens after I apply?

If your application is progressed to the next stage you’ll be sent some questions to answer and, if you attain a score of nine or higher, you’ll be invited to our assessment centre. There are then another few stages before your final pre-employment checks and, hopefully, getting assigned your collar number.



Police Officer blogs

Want to hear more about the role? Our officers have spoken about their roles from applying for their dream job, to fitness tests, training weeks and stepping out onto the street for the first time. They give you a taste of what the job is all about


Working for us as a police officer