National detective programme Applications now open


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Do you want to change
the world?

Do you think differently? Can you work with others to create new solutions to long term societal problems? Can you bring communities together? Do you want a meaningful career that improves the lives of those around you?

If you’re looking to make a real difference, our award-winning, salaried two-year national graduate programmes offer a unique opportunity to transform communities while developing leadership skills for life.  Police Now offer a structured route into policing with all the personal support and leadership development you’ll need to create positive change in the world around you. 

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Everyone deserves to feel safe in the place they live.

Applications are opening soon for our 2025 National Graduate Leadership Programme.

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become a detective

Applications are now closed for our 2025 National Detective Programme.

Police Now’s mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, and increase the public’s confidence in the police service by recruiting, developing and inspiring outstanding and diverse individuals to be leaders in society and on the policing frontline.

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Police Now is uniquely positioned to support policing in four core areas:

Dorset Police

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Scott Chilton - Dorset Police Chief Constable

Scott Chilton

Chief Constable

National Graduate Leadership Programme

Cohorts: 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
No. of police officers enrolled: 6

National Detective Programme

Cohorts: —— —— —— —— 2019 2020
No. of police officers enrolled:

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