Train to be an Authorised Firearms Officer

Closed – no current campaigns

We received a strong response to our last campaign for new recruits, with an application closing date of 31 October 2021.

It is not currently expected that we will re-open a campaign for new recruits until middle to late 2022.

Interested in joining us?

You can register for an email alert to be sent to you ahead of the go-live dates for any future campaigns.

Please make sure that you:

  • complete your details accurately, especially your email address – if your email address is incorrect, you won’t receive the email alert
  • only submit one form – if you’ve made a mistake and need to change anything, send us an email and we will update your details
  • familiarise yourself with our locations and where you’re most likely to serve

We value difference in our force with a difference

We’re committed to ensuring that the MDP is representative of modern Britain, and we welcome and support applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Read more on our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Application process

Find out what it takes to join MDP

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Already applied to join us?

Our Recruitment Team will provide regular updates and information on the progress of your application.