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At Essex Police, we have officers from all different backgrounds in a variety of roles protecting and serving the wonderfully diverse communities in Essex.
Whatever their background, their skills have brought something unique and valuable to their officer role.
Driven by their motivation to keep people safe, our officers pride themselves on acting with integrity and honesty and are guided by a high moral compass.
We like, where possible, to recruit local people, so we can increasingly reflect the wonderfully diverse communities we serve.
Join Essex Police as a police officer and you'll receive a starting salary of £31,551 (including £3,000 South East allowance and the Government-approved 7% police officer salary increase*). Annual incremental salary increase up to £49,047 within seven years along with a number of other fantastic benefits.
*final confirmation is yet to be received by forces and thus this could be subject to change
To join the Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP), you will need to meet the eligibility criteria for becoming a police officer and pass the online assessment.
You must also have, or be working towards obtaining, an Honours degree (level 6) qualification or above, in any subject (apart from the pre-join degree : Degree in Professional Policing), from a recognised higher education establishment. Candidates who apply Pending completion their Qualification must receive formal confirmation of their official Grade by the end of the current Academic Year.
We have agreed intake sizes for each of our entry routes. If oversubscribed, it may be necessary for us to make changes to your entry route to secure your optimum joining date. If this is the case, we will contact you.