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Can you see yourself working for us?

In an ever changing world, where each day brings fresh challenges and complexity, the need for policing has never been greater. As an experienced officer, why should you consider progressing your career with West Mercia Police?

You'll quickly find that no two days are the same. We have a strong family ethos, where our friendly teams work closely together to get the job done and where you will be treated as a valued member of the team from day one.

West Mercia is the fourth largest police area in England and Wales. The force area is divided into five local policing areas covering Herefordshire, North and South Worcestershire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. The close proximity to the West Midlands metropolitan area and the large geographic area served brings unique challenges.

The West Mercia area is also a great place to live. There is a wide variety of towns and villages surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes. With excellent transport links and easy access to Birmingham and London, there is no shortage of leisure amenities and attractions. From historic market towns such as Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Hereford, Leominster, Evesham and Worcester, to the magnificent Shropshire, Clee and Malvern Hills, to modern shopping in Telford, there is something for everyone. Property prices can be very competitive, too!

Whatever the reason for transferring, West Mercia Police can offer you a unique, challenging and rewarding career opportunity where you really can make a difference. Offering great staff benefits and career prospects, we have opportunities available for officers currently serving in Home Office forces. We are looking for officers in the following roles:

PC to Sergeant - AFO, Operational Policing Unit - Constable on Promotion

Substantive Sergeant - AFO, Operational Policing Unit

Constable - Authorised Firearms Officer  (relocation expenses are payable subject to eligibility)

Firearms Trainer - Police Constable

Constables - Local Policing Response Officers

Accredited Detective Constables

If you would like to take the challenge and have what it takes to make a difference to peoples lives, we want to hear from you.

Recruitment for these roles are ongoing - we will review your applications on a regular basis

Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police have entered into a collaboration agreement under Section 23 of the Police Act 1996 which allows for the transfer of officers between the two Forces without the need for permanent changes to their conditions of service. Successful candidates will be posted in accordance with the agreed Posting Principles.