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Joining the police

Michelle1 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
edited December 2021 in Work and employment
I just suddenly thought this evening I could try & join the police! I have a cousin & brother in law already in the force! But I have MS & am nearly 39! Should I look into it? Thanks, Michelle 


  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,293 Scope online community team
    Hello @Michelle1. The 'Joining the police' website says there is no upper age limit so your age shouldn't be a problem. 
    You can find lots of other information on that website as there are other eligibility criteria such as minimum education requirement and fitness and health tests

    It would be worth looking into your local police force as they may have specific eligibility criteria or information on other roles within the police too.
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  • Michelle1
    Michelle1 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
    Cheers Adrian, that information is so handy. 
    Thanks again I was told by a psychic years ago that she saw me having something to do with the police !
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,507 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @Michelle1 :) It's worth looking into if it's something you're interested in! Perhaps you could look into doing some volunteering with the police to get a bit of a taster and see whether it's something you might like to go for? This could also help you to make some useful contacts in your local police service. 
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  • Michelle1
    Michelle1 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
    Clheers Toni I’m really considering it but first I need to exercise more after a few beers every night since The pandemic started! And I need to give up smoking! Then I’ll see if I can do volunteering to work on a job at the police station. Thanks again for looking into this,l,
      Michelle xx
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