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Apply to become a Detention Officer

Detention Officer

As a Detention Officer, you will work within Thames Valley Police custody suites providing support to Custody Officers and police investigators as they deal with a range of individuals – some being the most challenging and vulnerable in society. You will be the first point of contact in the suite for both officers and detainees, and will be responsible for managing risks and assessing vulnerabilities 24/7, 365 days a year under the supervision of police Sergeants.

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Police officer

Police Officer

Recruitment now open for Police Constable entry routes – apply today.

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The eyes and ears of the police working at the heart of our communities. Recruitment now open – apply today.

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Contact management

Contact Management

The first point-of-contact for all 999/101 enquiries. Recruitment now open – apply today.

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Transferees & re-joiners

Transferees & re-joiners

Make the most of your qualities with a move to Thames Valley Police. Recruitment now open – apply today.

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Police staff

Police Staff

Critical roles enabling our frontline officers to deliver the best service.

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Special Constables

Special Constables

Real people, real policing – volunteer as a Special Constable.

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Come and say hello

Wondering whether a career in policing could be for you? Our recruitment teams will be present at several job fairs and community events, eager to speak to you about what a career in policing can offer you.

Follow the link below to find your nearest event and full information on attending:

All of these events are free to the public.


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