We have a strong ethos on equality, diversity and inclusion both within the organisation and with regard to the services we provide.

We are committed to creating a police service that is representative of the communities we serve, and believe that in this way the Force will be better able to reach our aim to have:

"Trained and motivated staff who think, deliver and promote equality and fairness to the public and each other."

We work hard to:

  • Identify environments where under representation exists
  • Review policy, processes and perceptions in order to dismantle barriers
  • Develop initiatives that promote equality and fairness both internally and externally, that further the Police and Staff Attraction, Recruitment, Retention and Progression Strategy
  • Monitor and evaluate development.

All members of the Force have responsibility to support these actions.

We actively encourage all members of under-represented groups to attend our recruitment awareness workshops for Specials, PCSOs and Police Officer roles - members of your family or friends are welcome to come along.


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If you would like further information about our work on diversity and inclusion, please contact the HR Business Centre on 101 ext 7202255 or email Sgt Annie Pursey who leads our Diversity & Inclusion team