Events

Candidate Briefing Sessions

Police Scotland Recruitment are hosting candidate briefing sessions for those who are currently eligible and interested in pursuing a career as a Police Officer and for those who want to find out more about volunteering to become one of our Special Constables. If you are thinking of applying, then these are must not miss sessions.

Here are some of the comments received from people who have attended one of our briefing sessions:

The event gave me confidence to know what information is appropriate for my application form.

The people running the event made me feel more confident about applying.

Enjoyable session, extremely informative but light hearted at the same time.

Informative, welcoming, professional and reassuring event.

Very helpful, glad I attended before I submitted my application.  

West

Members of the Recruitment Team will be available at the following events to speak to anyone who is interested in a career as a Police Officer or in volunteering as a Special Constable;

  • Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September from 10am until 4pm at the Gurdwara Doors Open Day, 37 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE

Please come along and speak to us if you are interested in applying.

East

Have you thought about applying for the role of Police Constable or Special Constable? Would you like to find out more about the roles, how to apply and also receive some helpful hints and tips to assist you throughout the selection process? If so we would be delighted if you would like to attend one of our candidate briefing sessions as below. To secure your place, please email your name, contact telephone number, address and email address to policerecruitingunitedinburgh@scotland.pnn.police.uk with the heading 'Stirling', 'Glenrothes', 'Edinburgh Special Constable Sept' , 'Edinburgh Oct' or 'Edinburgh Nov' dependant on which event you wish to attend.

  • Wednesday 13th September 2017, 630pm to 8pm, Police Station, Randolphfield, St Ninian's Road, Stirling, FK8 2HD
  • Wednesday 20th September 2017, 630pm to 8pm, Fettes Police Station, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 1RB (for those interested in Special Constables only)
  • Thursday 12th October 2017, 630pm to 8pm, Fettes Police Station, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 1RB
  • Tuesday 24th October 2017, 630pm to 8pm, Police Station, Detroit Road, Glenrothes, KY6 2RJ
  • Wednesday 1st November 2017, 630pm to 8pm Fettes Police Station, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 1RB

North


Candidate Briefing Sessions

Members of the Recruitment Team will be available at the following events to speak to anyone who is interested in a career as a Police Officer or in volunteering as a Special Constable;
 

Aberdeen

  • Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 6pm- 8pm - Nelson Street Police Station, Mounthooly Way, Aberdeen, AB24 5EQ
  • Monday 20th November 2017 - 6pm- 8pm - Nelson Street Police Station, Mounthooly Way, Aberdeen, AB24 5EQ
There will be a break out session at these events specifically for those interested in joining as a Special Constable.
Arrive between 1800-1815 (no late entry permitted)

Inverness

  • Thursday 21st September 2017 - 5.30pm-7pm - Old Perth Road Police Station, Inverness, IV2 3SY
  • Monday 13th November 2017 - 5.30pm-7.30pm - Old Perth Road Police Station, Inverness, IV2 3SY
Arrive between 1700-1715 (no late entry permitted)

Dundee

  • Wednesday 1st November 2017 - 6pm- 8pm - Baluniefield Police Station, Baluniefield Drive, Dundee. This event is only for those interested in becoming a Special Constable.
Arrive between 1730-1745 (no late entry permitted)

To book one of these North events, please send an email as follows; In the email subject box please indicate which location and date you are looking to attend and send it to: PoliceRecruitmentAberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk  

You must also provide your name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. If you are being accompanied by anyone you must also supply their details.

On the day, attendees must bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving licence.

Please avoid bringing any bags, as these may be subject to a search.

Please be advised that there is no parking at Aberdeen and Dundee, however free parking can be found in the surrounding streets.


Special Constable Recruitment

Baluniefield Police Station, Dundee

Tuesday 24 October - Standard Entrance Test and Fitness Test

Monday 1 November - Stage 2 Interviews

Inverness - Old Perth Road Police Station, Inverness, IV2 3SY

Monday 13 November - Standard Entrance Test and Fitness Test

Tuesday 14 November - Stage 2 Interviews

Candidates wishing to attend the above events should submit their Application and Vetting forms as soon as possible. How can find out more on the Special Constables section.


Our Positive Action Team

Have you ever considering joining the Police as a Constable or as a volunteer Special Constable? What’s stopped you from applying?
We run Police Scotland Positive Action Days where you can learn first hand the full recruitment process. We aim to dispel any rumours or misconceptions and alleviate any concerns you may have about becoming a Police Officer or volunteer Special Constable.

Police Scotland's Positive Action Team are based at Jackton and provide support to people across Scotland from under represented groups who are considering a career in policing.  The team work in particular with people from ethnic minority communities and are keen to hear from anyone interested in becoming a police officer.  

To speak to the team contact recruitmentpositiveactionteam@scotland.pnn.police.uk or call us on 01355 566683. 

[The above contact details are not monitored outwith office hours, to report a crime call 101 and in an emergency call 999.]