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At Essex Police, we value difference. Whether you're looking to start your career in policing or continue your journey, we have opportunities for you.
Are you looking for a career where no two days are the same? A career where you can help communities, keep people safe and catch criminals?
We have opportunities for those wanting to become a police constable or detective. And we can also support those looking to transfer, return to policing or in search of promotion opportunities.
Whatever your reason, whatever your needs, we want you to grow with us.
Police Constable recruitment is now open - apply online today
Apply to become a Detective constable.
We welcome constables, sergeants and other ranks to Essex
Find out how we're supporting former service men and women.
Find out more about the returner scheme for retired officers.
Former home office police officers looking to rejoin Essex Police
We know that being a police officer isn't for everyone. But that doesn’t mean you can’t work with us. We have more than two thousand police staff who work alongside our officers every day. Their hard work and dedication help to keep people in Essex safe. We have a huge range of roles, all requiring different expertise so we have something to suit a variety of skills.
The latest police staff jobs from Essex Police
The latest PCSO recruitment information.
Opportunities within FCR, Resolution Centre and Switchboard.
Detention Officer employment opportunities
At Essex Police, we are extremely proud and grateful for the 1200 people who volunteer their valuable spare time across Essex to support our communities, keep people safe and help us catch criminals.
There are many volunteer opportunities available at Essex Police, whether it’s serving your community as a Special Constable, providing crime prevention advice to your neighbours as an Active Citizen or supporting young people as part of our Volunteer Police Cadets scheme.
Join us as a Special Constable
Making a difference in your community with Essex Police
Find out more about our programme for 13 to 18 year olds
Information and advice to support you with your application.
Currently online virtual events
Share your views and experiences of the recruitment process.
How we use personal information
Changing attitudes, behaviours and cultures.
Government info, advice and employment eligibility criteria.
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