Category Archives: Police

UK Police Assessment Centre: What It Involves and How To Prepare

Pass the Police Selection Process

If you’re applying to become a police officer in the United Kingdom, then you’ll face a complex and difficult process. For many people, this process can be confusing, and it’s hard to know exactly which tests to prepare for, or even which competencies they should be studying. In this blog, we’ll give you a breakdown […]

Police Positive Action – What Is It, And Does It Work?

Police Positive Action – What Is It, And Does It Work?

In this article we will give you our thoughts on Police Positive Action, what it is, how it works and whether it is a useful tool or not for police forces to recruit the right people. Police Positive Action has been prominent in the new this week following the ruling that Cheshire Police allegedly discriminated […]

The Police Officer Application Form: How To Score Top Marks

Passing the Australian Police Officer Tests

In order to become a police officer, one of the first things that you’ll need to do is to complete the online police officer application form. This is a comprehensive form, which takes a significant amount of time to complete. Along with personal questions, you will also be asked competency questions too, so it’s important […]

Pass the Police Selection Process – Top 5 Tips

Pass the Police Selection Process

The following 5 insider tips have been carefully put together to help you pass the police selection process. Therefore, it is important that you follow them carefully. Whilst some of them will appear obvious, they are still important tips which you need to follow. INSIDER TIP 1 – BE FULLY PREPARED AND FOCUSED – Pass […]

How to Pass the PSNI Online Initial Selection Test (IST)

Pass the PSNI Online Initial Selection Test

The PSNI Online Initial Selection Test (IST) is a series of assessments used to filter the best candidates early in the Northern Ireland Police Service recruitment process, and therefore it is important to understand them fully. So, let’s take a look at how to pass the PSNI Online Initial Selection Test. What is the PSNI […]

MET Police Tactical Contact Leads to Decrease in Moped Crimes

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The Metropolitan Police is reporting success with its new ‘tactical contact’ strategy to combat moped crime. This year, 40% of police pursuits involved mopeds and scooters – a significant increase from 24% in 2017. So, the Met has incorporated a strategy of ‘tactical contact’ to help solve and prevent moped crimes. The vast majority of […]

Kent Police Jobs: Police Assessment Centre Tips

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Kent Police is one of the most popular places for police candidates in the UK to apply to. Every year, the Kent Police jobs team receives many thousands of applications from aspiring police officers. With all this competition, naturally it’s super hard to get a job! Well, fear not, in this blog we’ll break down the Kent Police jobs assessment centre, and give you a breakdown of what to expect.

NEW Metropolitan Police Competencies: 2018 Update!

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Recently, the Metropolitan Police and other policing units in the UK have been trialing a brand-new set of competencies and values. Designed to more accurately reflect the working life and responsibilities of a police officer, the Metropolitan police competencies are a way more accurate way of assessing candidates, and ensuring good policing is the norm. In our last blog, we discussed the brand new values and clusters.

Metropolitan Police Selection Process 2018: Clusters and Values

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As of 2018, the Metropolitan police have been piloting a new selection process, which has resulted in major transformation. From new competencies to entirely new tests and assessments, it’s now harder than ever to pass the Metropolitan Police selection process. Luckily, here at How2Become we are one step ahead of the game. In this blog, […]