Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here.
Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.
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To apply to join the police as an officer (including specials) you must be aged 18. This includes police officers and special constables. The recommendation from Home Secretary and the Association of Chief Police Officers is a minimum 18 years for police community support officers.
See websites in related information for more details on joining the police.