Police Officers

Details of the next recruitment window for police officers will be announced on this page first. Keep checking...!


Existing applicant?

If you've previously applied to join us, check the status of an existing application here.

What to do next?

  • Study all the information on this website - watch the videos recorded by our police officers and new recruits. 
  • Get a quick overview by reading the "recruitment basics
  • Then get down to the detail in the advice within the "Selection Process" pages.
  • Many applicants ask about vetting so we have published some vetting FAQs along with a video on the "Vetting FAQs" page.
  • Best of all, talk to police officers about the job, the inevitable lows - to the tremendous highs. Policing can be an amazing challenge!



Positive Action Recruitment

West Yorkshire Police encourages applications to be representative of the communities it serves. Read our Equality in Employment page.


Existing Applicants

If you've previously applied to join us check the status of an existing application.


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