Could You Be West Yorkshire Police’s Next Detective?

Could you be West Yorkshire Police’s next detective?

West Yorkshire Police are opening a recruitment window for detective constables to join the Force.

Nationally, there is a shortfall in detective numbers and last year West Yorkshire Police announced it was taking part in a national initiative which will supplement detective numbers and aims to bring rapid support to investigators working in challenging fields.

Successful applicants will begin a two-year development programme. You will have the specific training, support and guidance to ultimately become a Detective Constable.

T/Chief Inspector Tanya Wilkins, who has been a detective for the majority of her career, is now the highest ranking female black officer at West Yorkshire Police. She has recently taken on a new role in the Force’s Positive Action Team.

T/Chief Inspector Wilkins joined the Force in March 2001 where she was a police constable based at Weetwood Police Station in Leeds. She became a trainee investigator in 2004, qualified as a detective in 2005 and has since worked up the ranks in a variety of roles across West Yorkshire Police.

The two-week recruitment window opens on Monday 25 March

If you are interested in become a detective constable, please visit the West Yorkshire Police website for more information on how to apply.

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