The Role of a Police Constable
To put it simply, police officers maintain law and order: protect members of the public and their property; and prevent, detect and investigate crime. But of course, it’s a much more complex job than that.
You will work to a shift pattern and whilst this is normally over a 40 hour week Police Scotland has a range of flexible working policies to suit individual circumstances.
We’re an integral part of the community – as much at home at major sporting events as we are in local classrooms. Our work is based in, around and for the local communities that we serve. That’s why it’s important our officers are respectful of the culture and beliefs of others.
Make no mistake, it can be a challenging and unpredictable job – as you leave