Praise and Reviews `...by reading this book you have a better understanding of the police service and how it operates... of the issues involved in policing and what the challenges really are.`- Richard Winterton, Chief Executive, Police Skills a Standards OrganisationThe police service is undergoing rapid change as it adapts to face the challenges of modern life. Careers and Jobs in the Police Service details these changes and provides practical advice on how to gain entry, the personal qualities required and describes the numerous career possibilities on offer - from local beat to CID, from fast-track promotion to civilian support roles.Illustrated by real life case studies, this book provides:job descriptions and entry routes;training and qualifications;practice examples of the police recruitment tests;where to look for further information.Complete with information on pay and conditions, equal opportunities policies and essential contact details, this book is an invaluable guide for anyone considering a career with the police.HPDS (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) The flexible fast-track police management scheme currently in operation in ... APSG and APS (Scotland) The Accelerated Promotion Scheme for Graduates (APSG), which was replaced by the HPDS in ... If you are a graduate and interested in joining the scheme, you should contact the Scottish Police College for information (see Chapter 14 for the address).
|Title||:||Careers and Jobs in the Police Service|
|Publisher||:||Kogan Page Publishers - 2004|