Realise your potential at TVP - new Police Officer recruitment campaign

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Thames Valley Police is launching a new Police Officer recruitment campaign, aimed at attracting people to the force who want a career where they can make a real difference and realise their full potential.

As a Police Officer, once confirmed in post, you have a variety of career opportunities and specialisms available that will enable you to realise your career potential. From an initial start on Incident & Crime Response (ICR), options open up to include an investigative career as a Detective (Child Abuse Investigation, Domestic Abuse Investigation, CID, Major Crime, Family Liaison Officer), Firearms, Dog Handler, Mounted section, Counter Terrorism, Surveillance, Drone Pilot, Rural Crime, Roads Policing, Public Order, Negotiator, Intelligence and many more.

Thames Valley Police offers entry routes to those interested in becoming a Police Officer for both those with or without a degree.

The starting salary for all new recruits is £26,780 (which includes £2,000 South-East allowance). On the current system, officers can expect to be earning a salary in excess of £40,000 per annum by your seventh year in the job.

Ready to apply today to become a Police Officer? To learn more and to apply via the entry route best suited for you, please visit:

Would you like to speak to us in person about a career in policing? Join our TVP Job Fairs this summer: as part of this new recruitment campaign, two job fairs are being organised throughout summer, one in Slough, Berkshire, on 25 June, and one in Buckinghamshire (date to be confirmed). To register your place and learn more about these events, please visit our TVP Events page.

Learn more about our new Police Officer recruitment campaign from our media release here

Realise your potential at TVP
The TVP officers featured in our new recruitment campaign are proof of how a career in policing at TVP is helping them realise their potential.
Since joining the police, Sergeant Emma Dainty had always wanted to become a Dog Handler, and she is now the first female Sergeant within the Joint Operating Unit  Dog Support Unit, partnered with trainee Police Dog Rocco.
Police Sergeant Mark Scully starting his career in ICR, and now is working in the Roads Policing Unit, keeping people safe and moving on our Thames Valley roads.
Police Constable Natalie Barrette was previously a sports coach before joining the police; four years into her policing career, she had the opportunity to join our Armed Response Unit, where she is now working, encouraging more women officers to join.
The three officers are the first three stories featured in our campaign, their stories will be released on our TVP Careers website this week; more stories will be shared throughout this summer. Get inspired by our TVP People stories here
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