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A diverse and rewarding career

The Force covers an area of 2,500 square kilometres with a population of almost one million. We currently employ more than 2,200 police officers and more than 1,100 police staff.

We need all kinds of people with all kinds of skills to take on a wide range of roles that are available within a modern police force - from community policing to CID work, from taking phone calls to taking fingerprints.

A career with Leicestershire Police can be rewarding and will be built on your particular strengths.

As a police officer, you'll be promoted purely on ability and merit. You will be continually developing new skills and a deeper knowledge.

There will also be opportunities for secondment or attachment to various departments including CID, the Child Protection Unit, East Midlands Airport and the Dogs section.

In addition to our highly competitive pay scales, further benefits such as a childcare voucher scheme, the ability to take a career break and part-time working are also available.

You'll also enjoy working in an attractive, accessible, culturally vibrant and forward-looking county.

You can find out more information about careers with Leicestershire Police and view the current police staff vacancies.