Category Archives: Police

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. […]

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, […]

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 implemented 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 core […]

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 […]