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Our latest campaign for new recruits has now closed

Have you registered your interest to join us? If so, a member of our Recruitment Team will now make contact with you, as part of our pre-screening process.

Candidates successful at pre-screening will receive an email from the Recruitment Team by 5pm on 25 October, providing access to complete our application form and details on the next stage of the recruitment process.

Completed application forms must be submitted to us by midnight on 31 October.

Future new recruit campaigns

We have received a strong response to the recent campaign, and it is not currently expected that we will re-open a campaign for new recruits until middle to late 2022.

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

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