Police Scotland is the second largest force in the UK after the Metropolitan Police with a workforce of 23,000 officers and staff working together for the people of Scotland . Policing such a large and diverse territory takes people from all sorts of different backgrounds with a variety of skills and experience.
We are looking for the best recruits to fill a number of vacancies across our divisions, where you will work as part a team providing an excellent service to members of the public, communities and partners by ensuring public safety through attendance at operational incidents. You will ensure that appropriate action is taken to support victims of crime, members of the public and bring offenders to justice.
The journey to becoming a Police Officer is neither short nor easy, each step demands dedication and commitment. Start your application by checking if you are eligible to apply and what it takes to become a police officer.
Police Scotland prioritises applications for Police Officer entry based on resourcing demands. We remain particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who are willing to be posted to our rural and remote locations in N Division – Highland and Islands and L Division – Argyll.
If you require any information or assistance with your application then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment during Covid-19
Due to the recruitment programme being reduced to take account of government guidelines on COVID, it is inevitable candidates will experience greater delays whilst progressing through the various stages. We ask you to remain patient. If you are a candidate already in our recruitment programme, a Recruitment Officer will be in contact with you in the near future to arrange your next step.