Herts Police to hold session for Dacorum's aspiring officers

Aspiring police officers are given the chance to learn more about the job from serving staff at this online information session.

Thursday, 12th May 2022, 11:26 am

Hertfordshire Constabulary is holding an information session for aspiring officers in Dacorum on May 23.

The online meeting will give those wanting to become part of the force the opportunity to meet serving police officers and to learn more about the routes into policing, application and training.

A spokesperson for the force said: “It’s a career that delivers both personal satisfaction and the opportunity to make a real and visible difference within your community.”

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Applicants with a degree can expect to become a police officer within two years.

Hertfordshire Police says that initial training takes 20 weeks, followed by there’s on-the-job training.

Apprentices are said to earn £24,780, with a regional allowance of £2,500.

More information and the meeting link can be found here.

Our reporter, Olivia Preston, will be reporting on her ‘day-in-the-life’ of a Dacorum police officer next week after she patrols with Hemel Hempstead team.