Community outreach fund – Project Ended

There’s never been a better time to join the Metropolitan Police Service with the support of Action West London. Offering a varied and rewarding career with excellent pay, benefits and opportunities for progression, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey. 

London is one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world and policing it is no easy task, but being a Met Police officer is one of the most rewarding careers you can have.

Please get in touch for more information about policing and its career opportunities, these entry routes, and how to apply. If you would like to have a look at the application please follow QR code.

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Who are we looking for ?

We believe the Met should be more representative of the people we serve in order to better respond to Londoners’ needs; which is why we’re looking for people from all backgrounds to join us. Above all, we want people who share our values of professionalism, integrity, courage and compassion, and who have the will to make a difference.

Physical fitness and strength is a common concern for many people thinking about becoming a police officer, but policing requires much more than this. There are many other valuable skills and qualities we’re looking for from applicants.
Our training is designed to support you in developing skills and discovering new ones that you didn’t know you had.

Here are just some of the skills and qualities we’re looking for:

  • Open mindedness
  • Resilience
  • Calm under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Empathy
  • Good at problem solving and coming up with innovative solutions
  • Digital skills
  • Good at analyzing data and information
  • Ability to handle responsibility and authority
  • Determination and commitment