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The latest West Yorkshire Police recruitment window has now closed. Thank you to those that have submitted applications.


Recruiting Again Soon

We will be recruiting police officers again very soon – please keep checking this page for further details and dates for the next application window.

In the meantime, it is important you register an “interest” on our website, so we have all your details.  That way, we can also keep you posted on the latest recruitment news and forthcoming dates. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

New view PC Amjad Ditta at our Occupational Health Unit demonstrating what's involved in the Police Officer Medical. (Facebook Live video)


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Positive Action Recruitment

Read all about our Positive Action Co-ordinator - PC Amjad Ditta Positive Action Co-ordinator Amjad Ditta

Are you from a minority group or community and interested in joining West Yorkshire Police as a Police Officer? Find out more about the role by emailing our new Positive Action Co-ordinator PC Amjad Ditta via [email protected]

Click here to read more information about PC Amjad Ditta and his role within West Yorkshire Police.

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


Existing Applicants

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Recruitment Updates / Members' Area

Interested in joining West Yorkshire Police as a Regular Officer, but not quite ready to apply yet?  Register instead for exclusive updates. If you're interested in joining us in the future, you can register to view an exclusive page which will be regularly updated with latest news and other information.  To view this page, you will need to create an account on our registration page and you can also subscribe to receive other useful updates, such as local police news and appeals.

For non-emergencies dial 101
In an emergency always dial 999