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Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship

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Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP)

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Contact us

If you're not sure of any aspects of our recruitment process for new police constables, or just want to ask a question about eligibility, please contact our recruitment team:

Live chat with recruitment team (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 8.30pm)

Phone: 01633 632500


Additional support

In-line with the Met’s diversity aspirations set out within our Inclusion and Diversity Strategy, you may be eligible for a pre-assessment centre support workshop to ensure you’re fully prepared and confident when you attend your selection centre.

If you are eligible for positive actions workshops, our recruitment partner, SSCL, will contact you directly to send an invite and provide you with further details.

The Met’s Outreach recruitment team provides an engagement service to London’s diverse communities to promote careers within the Met.

The team host and attend a number of community events across London and are well placed to answer questions that you may have regarding officer or staff careers.

Contact the Outreach recruitment team by email.

SSAs have been a catalyst for change within the Met and act as a critical friend for the Met when initiating inclusion and diversity actions make the Met an even more attractive place to work. These groups support the different interests of the staff and officers that they represent and can be a good source of information and advice when considering joining the Met.

The associations include groups across protected characteristics (disability; gender; race; religion or belief; sexual orientation) and have been listed below.

Should you wish to speak to a particular SSA (listed below) email us and let us know which group you would like to contact).

  • Association of Muslim Police
  • Association of Senior Women Officers
  • British Association for Women in Policing
  • Jewish Police Association
  • Met Christian Police Association
  • Metropolitan Police Black Police Association
  • Metropolitan Police Disability Staff Association
  • Metropolitan Police Hindu Association
  • Metropolitan Police Humanists
  • Metropolitan Police Ibero-American Association
  • Metropolitan Police Italian Association
  • Metropolitan Police Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Network
  • Metropolitan Police Polish Association
  • Metropolitan Police Romanian Association
  • Metropolitan Police Service Chinese & South East Asian Staff Association
  • Metropolitan Police Service Emerald Society (Irish Association)
  • Metropolitan Police Service Greek Cypriot Association
  • Metropolitan Police Service Turkish Association
  • Metropolitan Police Sikh Association
  • Network of Women


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