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Police Now national graduate programmes
Have your background and experiences made you curious, resilient, reliable and determined? Are you solution focused? Looking for a career where no two days are the same?
If you’re here, you already know you’re ready for something more. You want a challenging career that offers impact now and influence for generations to come.
Police Now offers graduates and degree holding career changers a unique, independent and rewarding route to a meaningful career with the police.
We need leaders like you to join the police.
This is right for you if you…
Latia Suen | Neighbourhood police officer
Build a rewarding career with our national graduate programmes
Salaried, two year graduate leadership programme
Two years on the job training in one of over 30 forces we partner with, and a lifetime of experience in a rewarding, stable career.
Unique selection and assessment process
Bespoke recruitment and assessment techniques designed to help you through each step of the process. We help you achieve your potential, enhance it and get you started on an exciting career, now.
Police Now Academy – designed exclusively for our participants, Royal College of Policing accredited
We’re looking for the next generation of police. You need no prior policing experience, but you’re solution orientated and believe in our mission. Designed to maximise your potential, our training is challenging but no one else offers this unique career progression opportunity.
Individual career support and development
Assigned your own Performance Development Coach (PDC), we ensure you get the most out of every step of your career progression, including unique secondment & attachment opportunities during training. A chance to work with both police specialists and other organisations, we help you develop your aptitudes into real skills that last a lifetime.
From trainee constable to police professional in two years
You’ll start as a fully warranted police officer from day one of your Police Now Academy and complete the two years with unrivaled experience alongside a Graduate Diploma in Professional Policing Practice.
Police Now offer two national graduate programmes. Which one is right for you?
Find out what each programme offers and what the role of a neighbourhood police officer or police detective is like.
National Graduate Leadership Programme
As a neighbourhood police officer you will work within diverse communities, devising long-term strategic solutions, collaboratively, in a multi-agency approach to solve crimes and fix systemic issues.
You’re a graduate and you want to make a positive impact
Want to understand the day-to-day role? Curious about the kind of people who decide to become neighbourhood police officers?
Police Now supports graduates from diverse backgrounds to be a success on our programme. Listen to some of our participants as they share their story.
Leadership & continuous skills development
Become a leader and develop skills for life
The unique training path we offer means you focus on skills development from day one.
What can you expect?
This isn’t your normal ‘9-5’…
Do you want to change the world? This career is for our future. We need people like you to join the police service to:
Throughout our programme, you’re building experience alongside developing skills that will last a lifetime.
We support you to build on a range of personal and professional skills that will benefit your future, whatever career path you choose.
Systematic, realistic and designed for you, our programme leads to real career opportunities. Whatever your future holds, if you train with Police Now, you’ll gain valuable transferable skills that will serve you for life.
Your voice, your change, our future.
85% Police Now participants pass the National Investigators' Exam first time
80% of our participants remain in policing beyond the two-year programme
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