Events

Introduction to Policing Programme

intro to policing poster Feb 2019

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

Argyll and Bute

Police Scotland Central Recruitment Team are hosting a candidate briefing session for anyone wishing to apply for the role of Police Constable or Special Constable.

Would you like to find out more about the role and receive some helpful hints and guidance to assist you throughout the selection process? If so we would be delighted if you could attend. Subjects covered will include the Application Form, Multi Stage Fitness Test, Standard Entrance Test, Initial Interview and Assessment Centre/Final Interview. You will also have the opportunity to speak to one of our team in person.

On the day all attendees MUST bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving license.A notebook and pen to take notes would be beneficial.

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

Date: Saturday 12th January 2019

Time: Arrival 10.00 hours. Event likely to conclude about 12.30 hours.

Venue: Campbeltown Police Office, Hazelburn Business Park, Millknowe, Campbeltown, PA28 6HA.

Please note there are limited parking facilities at this venue.

To secure your place, please reply to the following email no later than Friday 04th January 2019.

policerecruitingunitglasgow@scotland.pnn.police.uk

You must provide your name, address and date of birth.

Please note that a limited number of spaces are available.


Police Scotland Recruitment team are hosting a drop in session for anyone interested in pursuing a career as a Police Officer.

The event is designed to allow you to select which part of the process you would like guidance and support with. Members of our Recruitment Team will be on hand to speak with you in person.

On the day all attendees MUST bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving license. A notebook and pen to take notes would be beneficial.

Date: Saturday 2nd February 2019

Venue

Scottish Police College – Jackton
Eaglesham Road
Jackton
East Kilbride
G75 8GR

Timetable

0945 hours - Registration
1000 hours – Application Form Input
1100 hours – Interview Input
1200 hours – Assessment Centre Input

From 1000 hours to 1400 hours Recruitment staff will be available within a break out area to cover any questions you may have about the Standard Entrance Test, Fitness Test and any other general enquiries you may have.

If you do not wish to attend a timetabled session then please feel free to drop in between 1000 hours and 1400 hours to have an informal chat with the Recruitment Team.

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

We look forward to seeing you.


discover your journey poster Feb - March 2019


North

Recruitment Information Evening(N Division)

Nevis Centre, Fort William - Friday 11 January 2019 - 1700 hrs - 1900hrs

Police Scotland Recruitment Team will be hosting a recruitment event at the Nevis Centre, Fort William on Friday 11 January 2019 for anyone interested in the role of a Constable or volunteering as a Special Constable.

Participants will be given details about the application process by officers, as well as details of the various stages of the recruitment process.

Attendees will also be given an opportunity to test themselves with a mock exam, and will be provided with an input on interview preparation. Finally there will be a question and answer session.

To secure a place at this unique event or for more information, please email policerecruitmentaberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk - giving your name, address, date of birth and contact telephone number - or telephone 01224 306684.


discover your journey poster Jan 2019


Special Constable Recruitment

A Special Constable is a part-time, volunteer officer who has the same powers as a police officer. They work alongside regular officers, patrol the street, police public events including football matches and demonstrations to prevent crime and interact with all sections of the community. You can find out more in the Special Constables section.

The next intake is likely to be February/March 2019. Candidates interesting in becoming a Special Constable in A, D, P and N Divisions should submit their applications via the Police Scotland website to PoliceRecruitmentAberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk


Special Constable - Recruitment Information Evenings (A Division)

A Division Special Constables Coordinator will be hosting Information Evenings on various dates over the coming months for anyone interested in the role of Special Constable.

Participants will be given details about the application process by officers, as well as details of the various stages of the recruitment process along with a question and answer session.

To secure a place at this event or for more information, please email policerecruitmentaberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk giving your name, address, date of birth and contact telephone number - or telephone 01224 306684.

Wednesday 9th January, 1830 – 2030, Inverurie, Police office
Thursday 10th January, 1830 – 2030, Stonehaven, Police office
Tuesday 5th February, 1830 – 2030, Nelson street, Police office
Wednesday 20th February, 1830 - 2030, Peterhead, Police office
Wednesday 13th March, 1830- 2030, Elgin, Police office

Please note that a limited number of spaces are available.

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.]