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As a police officer, you’ll get to do a job where you make a difference every day. You'll work as part of a team, doing a job where no two shifts are the same.
If you join us through the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) or Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) you will also gain a free degree or diploma.
We also offer great starting salaries – the highest in policing – and a range of other benefits, as outlined below.
PayAnnual leavePensionFree and discounted travelHealth and wellbeingDiscounts and benefitsCareer development and policing specialismsSupport
We offer a comprehensive wellbeing service including:
To stay fit we offer:
Learning and development is really important to us. We offer:
As the UK’s largest police force, the Met offers a range of career development and roles like no other. This includes:
The qualities, skills and eligibility criteria we look for.
Read what serving officers say about life as a PC.
Read about the wide variety of units and specialisms available.
Read about the paths you can take to become a PC.
Find out how the recruitment and application process works.
Make your application to join the Met as a PC.
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