Skip Navigation
Body fade
Cadets

Due to high demand, we are no longer recruiting for new cadets. Please keep checking back as further openings become available.

The Volunteer Police Cadets (VPC) is a uniformed voluntary youth organisation, supported by the Police, and open to young people aged 13-18 from across the UK’s diverse communities, irrespective of their background or financial circumstances, and including those vulnerable to crime or social exclusion.

The Volunteer Police Cadet programme offers a fantastic variety of opportunities to the young people involved, many of which would otherwise be well beyond their expectations.

Police cadets logoPreparing for your future

The aim is to prepare young people for their future by providing varied activities and opportunities to develop qualifications, enhance inter-personal skills and confidence, and achieve a sense of pride through supporting community policing.

In addition the programme is intended to enhance Cadets’ opportunities for further education, employment and training.

Interested?

Cadets with Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh

Due to high demand, we are no longer recruiting for new cadets. Please keep checking back as further openings become available.

We are looking for volunteer Cadet Leaders so we can make more spaces available in the future and cater for more Cadets. Even if prospective leaders cannot commit to attending every week, we'd still like to hear from you. Please apply using the form below.

For further information about the VPC scheme, please contact [email protected]

Interested in:*

This website uses cookies. By using this website, you are accepting our cookies policy and consenting to cookies being used.

Share with:

Close