National detective programme Applications now open


Humberside Police jobs

Do you think differently? Do you want a meaningful career that improves the lives of those around you, a career where no two days are the same?

If so, you may be eligible to join a Police Now award-winning two-year national detective programme. This is a unique opportunity to join the police through one of our Times Top 100 graduate schemes which offer personal support and advice, training and development.

Society needs police officers as diverse as the communities they serve across Humberside, to improve the lives of those around them. We need people like you to bring the diversity of your experiences to make a positive and lasting difference in Humberside and to the communities challenged by crime.

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Applications are now open for our 2025 National Detective Programme.

Humberside Police careers

Humberside Police have been proudly serving the people of Northern Lincolnshire, Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire since 1974.

The force covers a very diverse area that stretches from as far north as Bridlington, across to the Isle of Axholme and down to the outskirts of Grimsby where it changes to Lincolnshire Police.

The Humber area boasts some of England’s most attractive countryside and some truly vibrant towns, all with transport links to Leeds, Manchester, London and the South. 



Through our partnership with Humberside Police, we have recruited, trained and developed 108 graduates to become police officers on our national graduate programmes.

Humberside Police Graduate Scheme

We are looking for graduates to join Humberside Police through our national graduate programmes. 

National Graduate Leadership Programme

As a neighbourhood police officer you will work within diverse communities, devise long term strategic solutions and work collaboratively in a multi agency approach to solve crimes and systemic problems.

National Detective Programme

As a detective you care, it’s a serious career choice. You act on instinct and grow your capacity to change communities by delivering excellence in policing.
Larry Brown | Trainee Detective Constable
Larry Brown | Detective Constable

Why join Humberside Police with Police Now?

By joining Humberside 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.

Humberside Police recruitment

Our focus on diversity and inclusion

Humberside Police are committed to representing and serving to build safer and stronger communities.

The force is determined to increase the number of people from underrepresented groups and pride themselves on offering support and guidance when needed.

Tary Kufa - National Detective Programme
Tary Kufa | Detective Constable


Our officers and staff come from every walk of life, but there is always room for us to improve and better represent our growing diverse communities.

The more diverse our Staff and Police Officers, the easier it is for us to connect with and understand the needs of all the people we serve.

The most effective police service is one that can help anyone, whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, level of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, faith, relationship or parental status.

Core requirements

To be eligible to join Humberside Police, you must:

Before you apply, make sure you read our full eligibility criteria.

How to apply

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

Before you apply, make sure to thoroughly read this information and have everything you need to start your journey.

Find out how to apply for Humberside Police and the stages you’ll go through to join Police Now.

Making an impact with Humberside Police

Dorset Police

Police Now | Dorset Police
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:

Visit the Dorset Police website