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

If so, you should consider joining Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police with Police Now. Police Now works in partnership with Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police to attract, train and develop graduates to become police officers who transform communities. 

Society needs police detectives as diverse as the communities they serve across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys area, to solve long term societal problems. We need people like you to bring the diversity of your background and experiences to make a positive and lasting difference in the communities challenged by crime.

Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police careers

The area served by Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police includes Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police serves more than 515,000 people, which rises significantly with tourists each year. Almost half of the total resident population is aged 45 and over, and 22% are aged over 65.

32% of the community can speak Welsh: 18.6% in Powys, 47.4% in Ceredigion, 43.9% in Carmarthenshire and 19.3% in Pembrokeshire.

The area has over one million hectares of agricultural land, more than 350 miles of coastline, and stretches from St David’s in the west to Crickhowell in the east, and up to Welshpool and Machynlleth in the north.

Kathryn Stewart | Detective Constable

Why join Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police with Police Now?

By joining Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police through Police Now’s national graduate programmes, you’ll benefit from our unique range of support and development features specially designed to develop your career and your impact in policing.

You’ll get a whole host of Police Now benefits unique to our national graduate programmes.


My experience of diversity, inclusion and intolerance within the police service has been a really positive one. Hertfordshire police makes itself known as being really supportive of the LGBTQ community for example.

We have a whole network setup. We have events, guidance, a lot of the Hertfordshire cars have the pride flag on them. From what I've seen there's a massive focus on inclusion and diversifying within our force.

Emma Adams Police Officer at Hertfordshire Constabulary
Emma Adams | Neighbourhood police officer

Dyfed–Powys Police recruitment

Our focus on diversity and inclusion

Can you bring communities together? As a neighbourhood police officer it’s your job to build a relationship with your community. It’s up to you to find and manage local issues, and it doesn’t stop there.  

Dyfed–Powys Police aims to better understand its workforce and shape recruitment, retention and progression activity (including positive action) informed by engagement with underrepresented groups in its communities and the experiences of under-represented members of its workforce.

Latia Suen | Neighbourhood police officer



Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police is committed to recruiting more people from our diverse communities in order to be fully representative of the communities we serve. Applicants from all backgrounds and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to making equality a reality both within the organisation and through the policing service we provide.

Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police

Are you eligible to apply?

Before you apply to join the police, make sure you meet our eligibility criteria with our online guide.​

Our criteria for entry to the programme follow national standards for new police officers. Take a look at the full details to make sure you are eligible before applying to Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police.

How you apply

You want a career where you can make an impact. Are you prepared to start the application process?

Being prepared is the first step in being successful in your application to join the police. Before you apply, make sure to thoroughly read this information and have everything you need to start your journey.

Find out how you apply for Heddlu Dyfed Powys Police and all the steps you’ll go through in becoming a police officer with Police Now.

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