Category Archives: Police

Police Officer Selection Process – 7 Top Tips

Police Officer Selection Process

It’s a well-known fact that the vast majority of people fail the police officer selection process. However, in this blog post and video, Richard McMunn from How2Become.com is going to give you his 7 top tips for getting the highest scores possible. These tips are all relevant to the police application form, assessment centre role […]

2018 Police Officer Competency Based Interview Questions

Police Officer Competency Based Interview Questions

Looking for the very latest Police Officer Competency Based Interview Questions? Then look no further! In this training article, Richard McMunn from renowned police recruitment experts How2Become, provides you with the very latest, up-to-date tips, advice and hints on how to prepare for the police officer assessment centre video. SPOILER ALERT: Watch the following video […]

New Police Core Competencies: Clusters, Values and More!

As of 2018, the Metropolitan Police and the British Transport Police are implementing a brand new, fresh set of core competencies into their policing system. These new police core competencies are designed to be more accurate, more sustainable, and more reflective of current police work. In this blog, we’ll detail exactly what the new police […]

Metropolitan Police: Detective Constable Direct Entry

Working as a Detective Constable is rewarding but challenging

The Metropolitan Police is the largest police force in the UK, and one of the most respected law enforcement organisations in the world. If you are familiar with the Met, then you’ll be aware that they operate under a highly organised and structured rank system. One of these ranks, is Detective Constable. In this blog, […]

Police Funding 2017: Major Update!

Fantastic news coming from the UK government this week, as it has been announced that the Home Office are allocating an extra £450 million in UK police funding. In this blog, we’ll elaborate on these plans, and explain how the new police funding measures will be implemented. Where is the police funding coming from? Obviously, […]

Police Constable Behavioural Styles Questionnaire: Example

In order to become a Police Constable, you will need to pass a number of challenging assessments. One of these assessments, and relatively new, is the Police Constable Behavioural Styles Questionnaire. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about the behavioural styles questionnaire, and show you how to pass it! What is the Police Constable […]

Police Inspector Eligibility Criteria: Direct Entry

Want to become a police inspector? Well, great news. The police are now running a direct entry scheme, which allows skilled candidates another way into the force. However, you will need to fulfil a certain set of police inspector eligibility criteria. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about what the police inspector eligibility criteria […]

[Infographic] Become a UK Police Officer: Selection Process

Becoming a police officer is not as simple as many people think. There are 5 selection stages to complete in including: an application form, online sifting situational judgement tests, an assessment centre day which involves role play exercises, written report writing tests, numerical reasoning tests, verbal reasoning tests, the bleep multi-stage fitness test, a competency-based […]

How to Pass the Police Recruitment Presentation

Police Final interview presentation

Select UK police forces are now starting to introduce a new element to the selection process – the Police Final Interview presentation. This presentation is carried out by candidates at the interview stage and lasts for 10 minutes. Watch the video and read more below for a full overview of the new police recruitment presentation […]